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Speculum Virginitatis

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1319; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1435 (IIA)

Dimensions

Sheet: 9 x 5.6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6960

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in cloud: IHS; below image: SPECVLVM VIRGINITATIS.

Signed

below image, lower left to right: Hieronymus Wierx inuenit et excudit./Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6960; in graphite: 1319

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