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Christ between Saint Peter and Saint Paul

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 296; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 563 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 9.8 x 6.6 cm (3 7/8 x 2 5/8 in.) Sheet: 10 x 6.8 cm (3 15/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6806

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image, left: Sup hãc petrã aedisicabo Ecclesiã meã. et/Tibi dabo claues regni caelorum.; right: Vas electionis est mihi iste,/vt portet nome meu corã gentibe.

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: 6806; in graphite: 296

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