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Saint Cecilia

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1350; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1447

Dimensions

Platemark: 7.1 x 4.5 cm (2 13/16 x 1 3/4 in.) Sheet: 8.9 x 6.1 cm (3 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6965

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, above image, upper center: SE CASTIGANS.; below image: S. CECILIA./Cilicio Cecilia membra domabat;/Deum gemitibus exorbat.

Signed

in plate, below engraved border, lower left to lower right: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuil. Piermans.

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6965; in graphite: 1350

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