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Claude Aquaviva

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1857; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1755 (II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.2 x 7.4 cm (4 13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6983

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: CLAVDIVS AQVA-VIVA NEAPOLIT.V.GENERALIS/Praepositus Societatis IESV: quam 34.annos feliciter rexit, Religiosa/morum comitate atq3 industria. Quieuit in Dom.1615.31.Ianuar. AEtat.74

Signed

lower left to lower right: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excudit. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6983; in graphite: O; 5

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