The Mouth of Truth (from the series The Large Power of Women)

about 1512
Designed by Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533), Blockcutter Unknown, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 010; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 10 (I/II); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 178

Dimensions

Image: 41 x 29.2 cm (16 1/8 x 11 1/2 in.) Block: 41 x 29.2 cm (16 1/8 x 11 1/2 in.) Sheet: 41 x 29.2 cm (16 1/8 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1205

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Not signed

Provenance

Fredrich August II. King of Saxony (b. 1797 - d. 1854), Dresden. 1944, acquired by the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of George Peabody Gardner