Requires Photography

Pieta

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Avin 273; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 371 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.2 x 5.3 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/16 in.) Sheet: 9.3 x 6.1 cm (3 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6804

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

O quam tristis et afflicta, fuit illa benedicta,/mater vnigeniti. Ex hymno eccles.

Signed

lower left to lower right, in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6804, in graphite: 273

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