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The Virgin and Child

1566
Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619), Or Anton Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?), After Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 626; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 729 (II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.5 x 7.2 cm (4 1/2 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6855

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, upper left: AE 12; upper right: 1566; lower left, on stone block: 1519/[Dürer monogram]

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6855; in graphite: 5465 [underlined]; BB; cl; 05; 3

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund