Requires Photography

Saint Ignatius Driving Out the Demons (from the series The Life of Saint Ignatius of Loyola)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 792; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1046 (II A)

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.5 x 6.5 cm (4 1/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6876

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: Mutot energumenos a daemonibus/liberat crucis signo.

Signed

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

Markings

no watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6876; in graphite: 792

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