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Isabelle Claire Eugénie, Archduchess of Austria

Anton Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1954; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1848 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 13.9 x 9.1 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.) Sheet: 14.5 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P7000

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in oval frame: ISABELLA, CLARA EVGENIA HISP.INFANS ARCHID.AVST.DVCIS.BVRGVND.BRABANT.COM.FLAND.ETC.; in bottom margin: Exspectata venis, felix quae sidus ab oris/Hesperijs fulges CLARA ISABELLA tuis./Nympha genus Regum, petriae succurre ruenti:/Belgis adfer opem moribus EVGENIA.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: Anton. Wierx fecit

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp in purple with accession number in ink: 7000

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