Saturn (from a series of the Seven Planets)

1531
Attributed to Barthel Beham (German, 1503–1540), Attributed to Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500–1550), Attributed to Georg Pencz (German, about 1500–1550)


Catalogue Raisonné

Pauli 904; Hollstein 904

Dimensions

Block: 30 x 20.6 cm (11 13/16 x 8 1/8 in.) (trimmed to border line)

Accession Number

53.123

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Watermark (but not deciphered); verso, in graphite: P. 182; 232; 12; 38[or 9? - faint]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 53.123

Provenance

Princes of Liechtenstein Collection. Richard H. Zinser (dealer; b. about 1883 - d. 1983), Forest Hills, NY; February, 1953, purchased from Zinser by the MFA. (Accession Date: February 12, 1955)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund and Helen and Alice Colburn Fund