Saint George and the Dragon

Artist Master MZ (German, active about 1500)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 006; Lehrs 4 (I/I)

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.7 × 8.4 cm (3 13/16 × 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M27843

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: MZ

Markings

Watermark: serpent with two ears and [?]; in graphite: ox; 3.3_0; in ink: 4. x 7 10.225. Jaocl.ozinck.[?]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 27843

Provenance

John Rushout, 2nd Baron of Northwick (b. 1770 - d. 1859), Northwick Park, Worcester, and Thirlestane House, Gloucestershire; 1859, by inheritance to his nephew George Rushout, 3rd Baron of Northwick (b. 1811 - d. 1887); 1887, by inheritance to his widow, Elizabeth Augusta Warburton Rushout, Lady Northwick (b. 1832 - d. 1912), Northwick Park; 1912, by inheritance to her grandson, Captain Edward Georges Spencer-Churchill (b. 1876 - d. 1964), Northwick Park; May 28, 1918, sold by Captain Spencer-Churchill, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London, lot 411; 1918, purchased from that sale by the MFA through P. & D. Colnaghi and Obach (dealers, London) for £3.11. (Accession Date: May 1, 1918)

Credit Line

Special Print Fund