Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503)
Lehrs 399; Hollstein-Koreny 399 (II); Geisberg 332
Sheet: 13.2 x 8.8 cm (5 3/16 x 3 7/16 in.) Platemark: 12.5 x 7.7 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Inscribed in plate, upper left and right: Sancta Helena.
Verso, in graphite: known impression[s]/Cambridge/London II/Luttick colors/L399II/This is the Rosenthal impression/mentioned by Lehrs; YYE/50[0?]
Before 1933, pasted in a prayerbook in Munich; 1933, found by Dr. Erwin Rosenthal 1933. September 17, 1969, given to the MFA by Guy Warren Walker, Jr. (b. 1897 - d. 1978), Beverly, Massachusetts.
Gift of Guy Warren Walker, Jr.