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The Entombment (from a Passion of Christ series)

Designed and engraved by Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 357 and 281; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 181

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.7 x 5.3 cm (3 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6826

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in margin below image: Et accepto corpore, Ioseph inuoluit, illud in/sindone munda; et posuit illud in monumento/suo nouo, quod exciderat in Petra. Matthaei 27.

Signed

lower left to right, in margin below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6826; in graphite: 357

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