The Holy Cross Appearing to the Emperor Constantine the Great

Alart du Hameel (Netherlandish, about 1478–about 1506)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 005 (I/I)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24 x 19.2 cm (9 7/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M27581

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, upper center: bosche [A]

Provenance

17th or 18th century, probably purchased by either Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1621 - d. 1668), or his son Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to their heirs, including Reginald Herbert, 15th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1880 - d. 1960), who sold 16 albums that contained the print collection; July 5-6, 1917, Wilton House sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 81, purchsed for £12.10 by the MFA. (Accession Date: October, 1917)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund