Requires Photography

Robert Dudley, Duke of Leicester

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1963; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1857

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.7 x 6 cm (3 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P7002

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in oval frame: ROBERTVS DVDLEIVS, COMES LICESTRIVS, ETC.

Signed

lower left: Hieronimus; lower right: Wirix fecit

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp in purple with accession number in ink: 7002; collector's stamp in black, a crown above three intertwined C's in a circle [Chevalier J. Camberlyn, Lugt 514]; collector's stamp in black: [?]F.D. [unidentified]

Provenance

Chevalier J. Camberlyn (1783-1861, The Hague and Brussels); 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