Requires Photography

Sun (from a Planets series)

1548
Johann Ladenspelder (German, about 1511–1560)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 055

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.5 x 5.8 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/16 in.) Sheet: 8.9 x 6.2 cm (3 1/2 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

M27574

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower left: [monogram]; dated in plate, upper left: 1548

Markings

Verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: s7574

Provenance

17th or 18th century, probably purchased by either Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1621 - d. 1668), or his son Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to their heirs, including Reginald Herbert, 15th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1880 - d. 1960), who sold 16 albums that contained the print collection; July 5-6, 1917, Wilton House sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 101, purchased for £2 by the MFA. (Accession Date: October, 1917)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund