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Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Marquise de Verneuil (Mistress of Henry IV, King of France; 1579-1633)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1860; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1772 (V)

Dimensions

Platemark: 34.8 x 25.2 cm (13 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.) Sheet: 37.7 x 27.1 cm (14 13/16 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6984

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, lower right: Auec priuil du Roy./Harman Adolfz/excudebat/Haerlemensis.; lower center below portrait: Tout le beau des beautez des empyricques dieux/tout l'honorable port toute la grace exquize/Des'Aultres deitez, sont icy, comme es Cieux/Dans l'admirable esprit de cette alme marquize

Signed

lower left: Hieronymus/Wierx Sculp./in Sepembri/Anno 1600.

Markings

watermark [undeciphered]; verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6984

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