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God Creates the Plants (from the Genesis series, no. 3)

Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 060; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 3 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 4.2 x 6.3 cm (1 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.) Sheet: 4.5 x 6.6 cm (1 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6772

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, within image, upper right: 3; below image: Germinat terra herbam virentem.

Signed

within image, lower center: .IOHAN.WIRICX.IN.ET.FE.EXCV.CVM.P.

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6772

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