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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1875,0710.182

  • Description

    The Temptation of St Antony; the saint seated at right; the pig with a bell at far right; at left two nude female figures and a devilish figure offering goblets and a bowl to the saint; landscape background with a stag and rabbit in middle distance. c.1505/8
    Woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1505-1508 (ca)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 370 millimetres
    • Width: 261 Missing value
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed with monogram on a tablet at lower centre.
  • Curator's comments

    See D. Petherbridge, 'Witches and Wicked Bodies'. Exhibition catalogue Edinburgh 2013, cat No. 9

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 4 bibliographic details
    • Dodgson 1903, 1911 II.207.1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    1983 Jun-Aug, Washington, 'Lucas Van Leyden and His Contemporaries', cat.134
    1983 Sep-Nov, Boston, 'Lucas Van Leyden and His Contemporaries'
    2013 Aug - Nov, Edinburgh, Scottish NG, Witches and Wicked Bodies
    2014-15 Sept - Jan, London, BM, Witches and Wicked Bodies

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1875

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1875,0710.182

The Temptation of St Anthony; the saint seated at r; the pig with a bell at far r; at left two nude female figures and a devilish figure offering goblets and a bowl to the saint; landscape background with a stag and rabbit in middle distance.  Woodcut

The Temptation of St Anthony; the saint seated at r; the pig with a bell at far r; at left two nude female figures and a devilish figure offering goblets and a bowl to the saint; landscape background with a stag and rabbit in middle distance. Woodcut

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