Requires Photography

The Flood (from the Genesis series, no. 21)

Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 078; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 21 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 4.4 x 6.6 cm (1 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.) Sheet: 4.5 x 7 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P6790

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, within image, upper left: 21; below image: Consumptaqz est omnis caro que moue:/batur super terram.

Signed

not signed

Markings

verso, MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6790

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