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Coat of Arms with a Skull

Attributed to Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615), After Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1191; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1485 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.6 x 15.8 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.) Sheet: 23.5 x 17.5 cm (9 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6944

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, copy of Dürer's monogram, with date on rock: 1503

Signed

not signed

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: P6944; in graphite: xxghy

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