Requires Photography

Philip II, King of Spain (1527-1598)

Anton Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 2007; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1894 a

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.2 x 6 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.) Platemark: 12.6 x 9.8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P7015

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, below portrait: D. PHILIPPVS II. CATHOLICVS, D.G.HIS=/PANIARVM, INDIARVM, ETC. REX, DVX/BRABANT. COMES FLANDRIÆ, ETC.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: Anton. Wierx fecit et excud.

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: 7015; in graphtie: [?]

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