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Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur (1558-1602)

Anton Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1980; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1874

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.1 x 6 cm (3 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P7007

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, below image: PHILIPPVS EMMANVEL EX LOTHARINGIS,/DVX MERCVURIVS, &c, PAR FRANCIÆ, S.R.I./PRINCEPS &c., GVBERNATOR BRITANNIÆ.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: Anto. Wierx fecit et excudit.

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp in purple with accession number in ink: 7007; in graphite: 1980

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