Young Woman Holding a Helmet and a Shield

Master E.S. (German, active 1440–1468)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 092; Lehrs 220


Platemark: 9.8 x 6.5 cm (3 7/8 x 2 9/16 in.) Sheet: 10 x 6.8 cm (3 15/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Not signed


No watermark; verso, in ink: F Rechberger 1801 [Lugt 2133]; in ink: RB London 1829 [Robert Balmanno, see Lugt 213]; much faded MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection stamp in purple (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 845.; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]; in graphite: N.N. p. 355 No. 322; and other notations in graphite not deciphered


Count Moritz von Fries (b. 1777- d. 1826), Vienna; June 21 and following days, 1824, his sale, C.S. Roos, J. de Vries, A. Brondgeest and E.M. Engelberts, Amsterdam, lot 18. Robert Balmanno (b. 1780 - d. 1866), London and New York. Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund