The Angel of Saint Matthew (from the series of the Symbols of the Four Evangelists)

Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 073; Lehrs 72 (I/I); Hollstein (German) 72

Dimensions

Other (roundel, engraved border): 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

M28388

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: M + S

Markings

Probably no watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 28388; in graphite: K; 7067; B.76

Provenance

1921, purchased by the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund