The Crowning with Thorns (from the Large Passion of Christ)

Christ Crowned with Thorns

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 146 (I); Hollstein-Koreny 146; Geisberg 76; Bartsch 14

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 x 14.9 cm (8 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M27718

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed lower center: I M

Markings

Watermark: hand with flower; verso, collector's stamp in black oval: H.H. [Henry Ralph Mowbray Howard; Lugt 1318]; in graphite: C168; 989; 12; B 14

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

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund, by exchange