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Saint Barbara

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 854; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1072

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.3 x 5.6 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/16 in.) Sheet: 8.8 x 6 cm (3 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6895

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: S. BARBARA./Virgo cogitat quae Dni Sunt; vt sit sancta corpore et spiritu.

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: 6895; in graphite: 854

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