The Sow of the Jews [recto]; Christ on the Cross with the Virgin, Saint John, Mary Magdalene, and Two Angels [verso]

1460–1480
Unidentified artist, German, 15th century


Dimensions

Block: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P19031

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in block, in scrolls and in lower below (The Sow of the Jews, not transcribed)

Signed

Not signed

Markings

On the side illustrating the Sow of the Jews: collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York); October, 1897, purchased by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund