The Betrayal and Capture of Christ (from the Large Passion series)

Israhel van Meckenem (German, about 1440/45–1503)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 143 (I); Hollstein-Koreny 143; Geisberg 62; Bartsch 11

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 x 15.1 cm (8 3/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M27716

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: I M

Markings

Watermark: gothic y [?, similar to Lehrs, vol. 9, p. 513, fig. 43]; verso, collector's stamp in black oval: H.H. [Henry Ralph Mowbray Howard; Lugt 1318]; in graphite: 989; C1684; 12; B11

Provenance

Henry Ralph Mowbray Howard (b. 1883 - d. 1950; Lugt 1318), London and Cortington, Wiltshire. 1918, purchased by the MFA for $261 from P. & D. Colnaghi and Co. (dealers), London. (Accession Date: 1918)

Credit Line

Katherine Eliot Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard