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Saint Jerome

Anton Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 982 (I); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1199 (I)

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.1 x 5.9 cm (3 3/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6908

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, below image: S.HIERONYMUS./Dominus illuminatio mea. Ps.26.

Signed

Signed in plate, below image: Anton. Wierx fecit et excud.

Markings

Verso, collector's mark in black, in painter's palette: JBJ [J. Burleigh James; Lugt 1425]; collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6908; in graphite: 77977; 982; EXN; [?]

Provenance

Reverend John Burleigh James (b. 1811 - d. 1891), Knowbury Park, Shropshire; Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund