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Saint Lydtwina and the Angel

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 808; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1227 (II Aa)

Dimensions

Platemark: 7.1 x 4.6 cm (2 13/16 x 1 13/16 in.) Sheet: 8.7 x 5.7 cm (3 7/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P6879

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: S. LYDTWINA VIRGO SCHIEDAMENSIS,/ab Angelo ramum e Paradiso accipit./Anno 14.to aetatis in glacie labitur, et costa ei fran=/gitur. aegra 33. annis, varijs afflicta morbis decubuit./Annos nata 47. obijt A.°D. 1433. 14. Aprilis.

Signed

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

Markings

recto, lower right, in graphite: copy; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6879; in graphite: 808

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