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Saint Matthew and Saint Judas Thaddeus (or Saint Matthew?), (from the series of Apostle, shown half-length and in pairs)

Inscription

in plate, lower left scroll: . Et . vitam . eterna . ame . ; lower right scroll: . Carnis . resurrectionem .

Signed

lower center below engraved border: . I . V . M .

Marks

watermark: jug with cross; verso, collector's stamp in black: H.W. [Hermann Webber; Lugt 1383]; in pen: F.D. 1841 [François Debois; Lugt 985]

Provenance

Acquired by François Debois 1841 [from Lugt: Debois died about 1845; van Meckenem's in his collection were sold in Paris in a sale held Nov. 26-30, 1844]; collection of Hermann Webber (1817-1854); Webber collection sale Sept. 17, 1855; Strawberry Hill; Vienna Hofbibliothek and Albertina duplicate; PDP Register entry: purchased Dec. 1925 from Colnaghi (6 engravings by van Meckenem for € 350.)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 299; Hollstein-Koreny 299; Geisberg 229; Bartsch 84

Accession Number

25.1393

Medium or Technique

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