Shield with a Greyhound, Held by a Wild Man (from a series of Armorial Shields with Supporters)

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 103; Lehrs 102; Hollstein (German) 102

Dimensions

Sheet (roundel): 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1303

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: M + S

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in brown, in circle: K. S [abraded out]SCHES KUPFERSTICH CABINET; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 30184; in graphite: c.8598; B103; 5; [?]

Provenance

Before 1886, Berlin Kupferstichkabinett; 1886, sold as a duplicate. May 25-29, 1914, sale of the collections of Oscar von zur Mühlen, St. Petersburg, Graf Gregor Stroganoff, Rome, and Dr. Ottokar Mascha, Vienna Amstel & Ruthardt, Berlin, lot 2392. January 1, 1923, purchased by the MFA for $312. (Accession Date: January 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott and George Peabody Gardner