- Museum number
St John the Baptist (model for a paten); in the centre of the plate, the Baptist is depicted in the desert; around the image are sprays of winding foliage and eight roundeds containing the emblems of the four Evangelists and the four Latin (western) Fathers of the Church; first state. 1466
- Production date
Diameter: 180 millimetres (borderline)
Diameter: 190 millimetres (plate)
- Curator's comments
- Lehrs mentions that even though it is not possible to affirm, it is likely that the cut might have served as a model for a paten.
An impression of the second state is registered as E.1_12.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2001 May-Aug, Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, 'Master of St Bartholomew'
2001/2 Sep-Feb, Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Spätmittelalter
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This engraving is mentioned as being in the collection of Dr John Monro by Joseph Strutt, 'A biographical dictionary of engravers', I 1786, intro p.17. He also mentions 'several copies of this plate, and one of them by Israel van Meckenem', which shows that Monro also possessed the later state and copy (see E,1.12 and 13).
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