Requires Photography

The Beggars ('Owlglass')

about 1600
Unidentified artist, After Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio)159, copy; Hollstein 159, copy d; Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 159 (copy b?)

Dimensions

Image: 16.7 x 13.9 cm (6 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.) Sheet: 16.8 x 14.3 cm (6 5/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P8825

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Engraved copy of the original signature and date in plate, upper center: 1520/L

Markings

Verso, MFA Parker Collection stamp in purple ink [Lugt 1870], with accession number in black ink: 8825

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York [?]; November 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund