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Christ between Mary and Saint John

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Avin 294; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 560

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.8 x 6.6 cm (3 7/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6805

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Ecce filius tuus: Ecce mater tua. Ionnis 29 cap./Quicunque fecerit voluntatem patris mei qui in caelis/est ipse meus frater et sorer, et mater est. Matt. 12.

Signed

lower left to lower right, in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6805; in graphite: 294; No[?]

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