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The Blood of Christ

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1176; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 575 (a)

Dimensions

Platemark: 9.4 x 5.8 cm (3 11/16 x 2 5/16 in.) Sheet: 9.6 x 6.1 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6938

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in margin below image: Haurietis aqua in gaudio de fontibus Saluatoris. Isa. 20.

Signed

below inscription: Hieronymus Wierx excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

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: 6938 [with a line through the "8"; Lugt 1870]; in graphite: 1176

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