Madonna and Child with a Pear in a Window

The Virgin and Child with a Pear

Master FVB (Netherlandish, 15th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 007; Lehrs 10 (I/I)

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.4 x 11.2 cm (6 7/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1879

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center, below engraved window frame: FVB

Markings

Recto, lower right, collector's stamp in black ink: [FA in an oval; Friedrich August II, Lugt 971]; verso, in graphite: B. No. 4, Vol. VI, p. 82; MFA stamp in black ink with old accession number in graphite: 31600; in graphite, the beginnings of a sketch

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony (b. 1797 - d. 1854; Lugt 971), Dresden. November 16, 1928, auction, C. G. Boerner, Leipzig, lot 664, to P. & D. Colnaghi (dealers), London, for the MFA. ( Accession Date: February 1, 1929)

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes and William Simes Fund