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Scenes from the Life of Saint John the Baptist

Artist:
Frans Crabbe van Espleghem (Netherlandish, Mechelen ca. 1480–1553 Mechelen)
Artist:
Previously attributed to Nikolaus Hogenberg (Netherlandish, Munich ca. 1500–1539 Mechelen)
Date:
ca. 1522
Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 15 9/16 in. (29.6 × 39.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.34.3
Not on view
Marking: With the collector's mark of the Rijksprentenkabinet, Amsterdam (Lugt 240) and their duplicate stamp (Lugt 700); the second (apparently printed twice), indicating that the print was included in the auction of duplicates in Amsterdam, by Frederick Muller & Cie on 11 December 1906.
Rijksmuseum; Vendor: Kennedy Galleries
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Print in the North," May 06, 1997 - July 13, 1997.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 4, 2010–January 3, 2011.

Hollstein V.95.53, as Crabbe; Hollstein IX.64.75, as Nicolas Hogenberg
F. W. H. Hollstein Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts. vols. 1-64, Amsterdam, 1954–2010, cat. no. V.95.53 (as Crabbe) and IX.64.75 (as N. Hogenberg).

Suzanne Boorsch, Nadine Orenstein "The Print in the North: The Age of Albrecht Durer and Lucas van Leyden." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 54, no. 4, Spring 1997, p. 42, ill.



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