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Saint Matthew (from an Apostles series)

Anton Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 711; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 965 (II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.2 x 5.9 cm (3 1/4 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6869

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in margin below image: S. MATTIAS./Et cecidit sors super Matthiam. Act. 1.

Signed

Signed in plate below inscription, lower left: Anton. Wierx fecit.; lower right: Hieronymus Wierx excud.

Provenance

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