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Portrait of a Man Holding Gloves (half-length)

Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1854; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1957

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.2 x 10.7 cm (6 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6982

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in rectangular box below image: WILT NV RAEN EN VERSTAEN MIIN SIN /EN LET IN DE PAEN TE GAEN SO HIER SIIN IN

Signed

upper left: [?] IH.W.

Markings

watermark; verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6982; in graphite: M3/4

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