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Christ on the Cross with Mary Magdalene

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Avin 244 (II); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 355

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.7 x 6.2 cm (3 13/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6800

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate; on panel on cross: INRI; in plate, in box below image: Te, dubitas, quod amen fixum me respice fixus,/[letters partially trimmed at lower edge] cernitur in toto corpore sculptus amor.; in graphite: 244

Signed

[signature trimmed off]

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6800; in graphite: 244

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