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Saint Jerome

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 984; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1195 (a)

Dimensions

Platemark: 9.4 x 5.8 cm (3 11/16 x 2 5/16 in.) Sheet: 9.9 x 5.9 cm (3 7/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6909

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: Memini me damantem diem iunxisse cum nocte,/nec prius a pectoris cessasse verberibus quam rediret/Dno imperante tranquillitas. Hier.ad.Eustochuim.

Signed

signature is abraded out

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6909; in graphite: 984

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