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The Infant Christ with the Instruments of the Passion

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1104; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 485

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.9 x 6.3 cm (3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.) Sheet: 9.5 x 6.8 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6925

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: In laboribus a iuuentute mea.

Signed

lower left to lower right: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud . 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: 6925; in graphite: 1104

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