Requires Photography

Saint Francis of Assisi

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 912; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1140 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 11 x 7.2 cm (4 5/16 x 2 13/16 in.) Sheet: 12.5 x 8.9 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P6903

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: Fili praebe mihi cor tuum./ Ô Iesus, amor tuus et nil amplius.

Signed

below image, lower left to lower right: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S.; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6903; in graphite: 912

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