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Saint John the Baptist

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 963; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1179

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.8 x 5.8 cm (3 7/16 x 2 5/16 in.) Sheet: 9.7 x 6.5 cm (3 13/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6906

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate: Ecce agnus Dei, ecce qui tollit/peccata mundi. Ioan.1.

Signed

below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S.; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6906; in graphite: 963

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