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Saint Francis of Paula

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 929; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1145a

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.3 x 6.7 cm (4 1/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6905

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, above image: Dedisti mihi clypeum salutis tuae. 2.Reg.22.; below image: S. FRANCISCVS DE PAVLA./En Diuinus Amor FRANCISCO Insignia dantur,/Promit et Angelicum caelica turba melos./Grex Minimus felix, cui tam Venerabile Numen/Et Scutum, et verae nobilitatis honor.

Signed

below image: Hieronymus Wierx excudit. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S.; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6905; in graphite: 929

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