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The Temptation of Saint Anthony

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 849; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1066

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.8 x 6.1 cm (3 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.) Sheet: 9.1 x 6.3 cm (3 9/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P6892

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: Qui habitat in adiutorio altissimi: in/protectione Dei caeli commorabitur.

Signed

lower left to right, below image: Hieronymus Wiex 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: 6892; in graphite: 849

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