The Entombment (from the Passion of Christ series)
Martin Schongauer (German, about 1430–1491)
Bartsch 018; Lehrs 28; Hollstein (German) 28
Sheet: 16.8 x 12 cm (6 5/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Signed lower center: M + S
Watermark: woman's head in profile, with star above [most like Lehrs, vol. V, p. 409, fig. 70]; verso, collector's stamp in black, in oval: O.A.O. [Count Alexandre Borisovitch Lobanoff-Rostovky; Lugt 2005]; in ink: [?]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 26006; in graphite: B.18.
Before 1881, Count Alexandre Borisovitch Lobanoff-Rostovsky (b. 1824 - d. 1896), St. Petersburg; April 26, 1881, and following days, his sale at Amsler & Ruthardt, Berlin. After 1912, Kennedy & Company (dealers), New York; General Brayton Ives (b. 1840 - d. 1914), Ossining, New York; April 13, 1915, his sale, American Art Galleries, New York, lot 809 (the complete set of the Passion), sold for $1175 to D. Allen[?]; Frederick Keppel & Co. (dealers), New York; May, 1915, purchased from Frederick Keppel & Co. by the MFA.
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund