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Jacobus Laynez (1512-1565)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1962; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1752 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 12.2 x 7.3 cm (4 13/16 x 2 7/8 in.) Sheet: 12.6 x 7.6 cm (4 15/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

P7001

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in bottom margin: IACOBVS LAYNEZ ALMAZANVS II. GENERALIS/Præpositus Societatis IESV; Vnus ex decem primis/B.P. Ignatij Socijs obijt Romæ anno 1565. ætatis 53.

Signed

lower left to lower right: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

Markings

no watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp in purple with accession number in ink: 7001

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