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Gluttony (Gula)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1301; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1377

Dimensions

Platemark: 18.6 cm (7 5/16 in.) Sheet: 18.7 x 13.3 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P6958

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, upper center: GVLV.; below image: Attendite vobis ne fortè graventur corda vestra/in crapula & ebietate. Luc. 21.; lower right: 5

Signed

not signed

Markings

recto, lower left, in graphite: 1301; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6958

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