Requires Photography

Albert, Archduke of Austria

1600
Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1835 (II); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1762 (I)

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.3 x 11.9 cm (6 7/16 x 4 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6980

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in oval border framing portrait: ALBERT D G ARCH DVX AVST BURG BRAB COM FLAND & ANNO 1600; below image: INACHIDES EN ALTER ERO, QUI VINDICE DEXTRA/LIBERET ANDROMEDAM, MONSTRAQUE FIGAT HVMO/SIQVA TROPHAEA MANENT VICTOREM PERSIA, ET HYDRAM/STERNERE BATTAVAM GLORIA MAIOR ERIT

Signed

lower center: JOHAN.WIRICX.S[backwards S]CVLPCIT.ET.EXCVD

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6980

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