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Christ on the Mount of Olives (from a Passion of Christ series)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 344; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 169 (A)

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.5 x 5.2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6814

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in margin below image: Pater, si vis, transfer calicem istum a me; veruntamen/non mea voluntas, sed tua fiat. Apparuit autem/illi angelus de caelo, confortans eum. Lue. 22.

Signed

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

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6814; in graphite: 344

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