Saint Anthony

Reverse copy by Master FVB (Netherlandish, 15th century), After Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 038 (I/I); after Schongauer, Lehrs 53

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.7 x 6.2 cm (3 7/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

M27572

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: FVB +

Markings

Verso, MFA stamp in black ink with accession number in graphite: 27572

Provenance

17th or 18th century, probably purchased by either Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1621 - d. 1668), or his son Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to their heirs, including Reginald Herbert, 15th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1880 - d. 1960), who sold 16 albums that contained the print collection; July 5-6, 1917, Wilton House sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 34, purchased for £8 by the MFA. (Accession Date: October, 1917)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund