Deposition from the Cross (from a Passion of Christ series)

Designed and engraved by Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 387; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 206 (II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.1 x 6.7 cm (4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6801

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Deponentes eum de ligno, posuerunt/in monumento. Actor. 13.

Signed

lower left to lower right, below inscription: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.

Markings

verso, collector's mark in black oval: [?]; collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6801

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