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Saint Apollonia

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 852; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1071

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.1 x 5.6 cm (3 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.) Sheet: 8.5 x 5.9 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6894

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: S. APPOLONIA./Omnis ponderatio non est digna continentis animae.

Signed

lower left to right, 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: 6894; in graphite: 852

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