The Baptism of Christ in the River Jordan

about 1551
Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 040; Hollstein 40, reworked plate; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 40, II/II

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.4 × 18.2 cm (5 11/16 × 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

M1640

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower right: L

Markings

Verso, on stiff backing sheet, MFA Wales Collection stamp in black (Lugt 2544); MFA label, with accession number in black ink: 1640

Provenance

George Washington Wales (b. 1815 - d. 1896), Boston; April 15, 1882, his gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of George Washington Wales