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Albert, Archduke of Austria and Cardinal

before 1596
Anton Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1832; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1756 (I)

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 15.3 cm (8 9/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

M12596

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

ALBERTVS DEI GRATIA ARCHIDVX, S. ROM. ECCESIÆ TT.S./CRVCIS IN HIERVSALEM CARDINALIS AVSTRIÆ, LEGATVS,/ET PROREX LVSITANIÆ, ARCHIEPISCOPVS TOLETANVS, ET/BELGICARVM PROVINCIARVM PHILIPPI CATHOLICI/HISPAN. REGIS GVBERNATOR GENERALIS.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: Anton. Wierx fecit et excud.

Markings

Verso: MFA stamp with 12596 in ink; in graphite: 12596/M.F.A. [circled]; in ink [?]

Provenance

June 15, 1897, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift