Saint Matthew (from a series with the Saviour, Mary, and the Apostles)

Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 073; Geisberg 228; Lehrs 290 (I/I); Hollstein-Koreny 290

Dimensions

Sheet: 20 x 9.7 cm (7 7/8 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1387

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, on the axe held by the saint: b

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: . I . V . M

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in red circle: Albertina duplicate

Provenance

Vienna Hofbibliothek; Albertina duplicate; 1925, sold at auction in Leipzig to Colnaghi (dealer); December, 1925, purchased from Colnaghi by the MFA

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund