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Anger (Ira)

Designed by Philips Galle (Netherlandish, 1537–1612), Engraved by Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1302; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1378

Dimensions

Platemark: 18.7 x 13.5 cm (7 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.) Sheet: 19 x 13.9 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P6959

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in oval, upper center: Ira; in box below image: Sit omnis homo velox ad audiendum: tardus autem ad loquendum, et tardus/ad iram. Ira enim viri iustitiam Dei non operatur. Iacob 1.; lower right: 6

Signed

in plate, on lower portion of frame: Phls Galle inven.et excud. Hieron.Wierx Sculp.

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6959

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