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Mary Magdalene in Prayer before Christ on the Cross

Designed and engraved by Marten de Vos (Netherlandish, 1532–1603), Engraved by Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 221 (I); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 353 (I)

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.6 x 21.8 cm (12 1/16 x 8 9/16 in.) Platemark: 28.9 x 20.2 cm (11 3/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6808

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: ASPICE ME, TV QVI PRO ME CRVCIS ARBORE PENDES:/ET LATEANT LATERI CRIMINA NOSTRA TVO.

Signed

lower left below image: Martinus de Vos/figurauit; lower right below image: Hieronimus W. fecit/Adrianus Hubertis [with inclusive bracket] excud.

Markings

watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6808.; in graphite: 28533; in ink, upper right: 99.

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