Requires Photography

Adam and his Family (from the Genesis series, no. 13)

Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 070; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 13 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.) Sheet: 4.5 x 6.7 cm (1 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6782

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, within image, upper left: 13; below image: Indolore paries filios et sub viri/potestate eris.

Signed

within image, lower center: IOHA.W.INV.EX

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6782

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund