The Third Foolish Virgin by Israhel van, the younger Meckenem

This engraving after Martin Schongauer is one of four Old Master drawing purchased by the Art Fund and presented to the Walker.

Details

Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
11 x 7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£498 ( Total: £498)
Acquired in:
1976
Vendor:
Christie's

The drawings come from the famous collection at Ince Blundell in Lancashire. Henry Blundell laid the foundations of the Ince Blundell collection with extensive purchases of classical sculpture and paintings. Many of his sculptures are now in the Liverpool Museum.

Provenance

C.R.Blundell; by descent to Colonel Sir Joseph Weld; Christie's.

Venue details

Walker Art Gallery William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EL 0151 478 4199 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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