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Philip II, King of Spain (1527-1592)

1586
Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619), After Hans van Luyck


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 2004; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1892 (II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.7 x 23.3 cm (13 1/4 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

M26946

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, below portrait: Philippus II. Caroli V. filius, Hispaniarum, Indiarum, Neapolis, Siciliæ, Hierosolymæ, etc. rex catholicus./Mediolani, Brabantiæ, Geldriæ, etc. dux. Flandriæ, Hollandiæ, Hannoniæ, etc. comes. Aetatis suæ 59./1586

Signed

Signed in plate, left of head: Ieroninus. w. fe; right of head: H.V.L.

Markings

Two watermarks (not identified); recto, lower center, in graphite: Wierix Sc[?]; lower right: 71[underlined]; verso: in graphite: Philip II of Spain/A2004/after Hans van Luyck/by Jerome Wierix; not in coll; $7.50; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 269A6

Provenance

Washington Irving Jenkins (b. 1848 - d. 1917), Clinton, MA; August 1, 1917, his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Washington Irving Jenkins