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Coronation of the Virgin

Anton Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 543; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 799

Dimensions

Platemark: 6.3 x 4.3 cm (2 1/2 x 1 11/16 in.) Sheet: 9 x 6.4 cm (3 9/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P6849

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in box below image: S. MARIA MAIOR./Dilectus meus mihi et ego illi,/qui pascitur inter lilia. Cant. 2.

Signed

Signed in plate, in box below image: Anton. Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio.

Markings

Verso, in graphite: 543; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6849

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund