Requires Photography

Saint Peter Appears to Saint Ignatius (from the series The Life of Saint Ignatius of Loyola)

Thought to be by Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 788; Mauquoy-Hendrickx II A

Dimensions

Platemark: 9.7 x 6.6 cm (3 13/16 x 2 5/8 in.) Sheet: 10.3 x 7.2 cm (4 1/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6874

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: S. Ignatio è crucis vulnere laboranti S. Petrus ap=/paret ac sanitem restituit.

Signed

below image, lower right: H. Wierx fec

Markings

no watermark; 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: 6874; in graphite: 788; collector's stamp in black ink: [EL?]

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