St. Eligius

St. Eloi

about 1550-1551
Jean de Gourmont I (French, about 1483–after 1551)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil (as Master J.G.) 13, only state; IFF 13

Dimensions

Sheet (diameter): 12.4 cm (4 7/8 × 4 7/8 in.)(trimmed around the circular image)

Accession Number

30.1448

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

St. Eligius is the patron saint of goldsmiths and other metalworkers.

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

PDP Register entry: Date acquired, 12/1/1930 [exact to month]

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund