The Virgin on the Crescent, between 1494 and 1533

  • Lucas van Leyden, Netherlandish, 1494-1533

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 4 1/2 × 2 7/8 inches (11.4 × 7.3 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

21.144

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Engraving (print)
  • Virgin mary

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in plate, lower left of image: L

Inscribed, in plate, lower right of image: 1523 Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations]

Provenance

1921-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Lucas van Leyden, The Virgin on the Crescent, between 1494 and 1533, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 21.144.