Thursday 16 March 2017
Lucas van Leyden’s “St James the Greater”, c.1510
Lucas van Leyden (aka Lucas de Leyda Hollandus; Luca Dolanda) (c.1494–1533)
“St James the Greater”, c.1510, from the series, “Christ, Paul and the Twelve Apostles”
Engraving on laid paper trimmed close to the image borderline with the artist’s monogram “L” at lower left next to the saint's right foot.
Size: (sheet): 11.7 x 7.2 cm
Hollstein 91 a (of b).
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 91 (Lucas van Leyden); Bartsch VII.388.91
The British Museum offers the following description of this print:
“St James the Greater; facing left, holding a pilgrim's staff with a sack attached at top in his right hand and a wide-brimmed hat in his right. c.1510 Engraving” (http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=1336948&partId=1&searchText=Lucas+van+Leyden+James&page=1)
Condition: crisp impression trimmed to the image borderline. The sheet is dusty and age-toned with a backed small tear, small thin places and traces of mounting (verso).
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