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The Soap-Bubbles (from the Infancy of Christ series)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 444; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 410 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 9.9 x 6.6 cm (3 7/8 x 2 5/8 in.) Sheet: 12.4 x 8.7 cm (4 7/8 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6834

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

in margin below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.

Markings

no watermark; verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6834; in graphite: 444

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