The Raising of the Cross (from a Passion of Christ series)
Designed and engraved by Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619)
Alvin 353; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 178
Sheet: 8.9 x 5.5 cm (3 1/2 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
in plate, in margin below image: Iesus autem dicebat, Pater, dimit=/te illis, non enim sciunt, quid/faciunt. Lucae 23.
lower left to right, in margin below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.
verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6822; in graphite: 353
Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897
Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund