The Queen of Stags

about 1435–55
Master of the Playing Cards (German, active in 1435–1455)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 085 (II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.5 x 8.9 cm (5 5/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

32.482

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Recto, lower right corner: [small circle in ink]; verso, in graphite: catalog Fol. [?]; [another annotation in pencil difficult to decipher]

Provenance

By 1894, the Dukes of Saxe-Coburg, Gotha, Germany [see note]; May 2-3, 1932, the anonymous "princely collection" (Saxe-Coburg) sale, Boerner, Leipzig, lot 64, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 2, 1932)

NOTE: Max Lehrs, "Der deutsche und niederländische Kupferstich des fünfzehnten Jahrhunderts in den kleineren Sammlungen," Repertorium für Kunstwissenschaft 17 (1894): p. 192, no. 120.

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund