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The Blood of Christ

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1169; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 576 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.3 x 5.4 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.) Sheet: 9.1 x 5.7 cm (3 9/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P6936

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in margin below image: Aspicite in IESVM, qui prososito sibi/gaudio sustinuit crucem. Ad Hebr. cap. 12.

Signed

below inscription: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.

Markings

no watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6936 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: 1169

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