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Cardinal Andreas of Austria

Thought to be by Anton Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1843; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1769 a.

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.5 x 7.6 cm (3 3/4 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

P6981

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper center: IHS; in oval surrounding portrait: SERENISS.ANDREAS CARD.AB AUSTRIA ETC. BELGII GVBERN.ETC.; in cartouche below portrait oval: Laudemus viros gloriosos, et parentes/nostros in generatione sua. Ecclesiast.44.; lower right: Corn.Pinssen excu.

Markings

Verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6981; in graphite: 1843; R3/4

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund