Requires Photography

The Virgin, and Child, Crowned by Two Angels

1563
Thought to be by Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615), After Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 629; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 769 (II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.6 x 9.8 cm (5 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6857

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, on stone block lower left: 1518/[Dürer monogram]; on side of block: Æ. 14

Signed

not signed

Markings

no watermark; verso, collector's stamp in blue: BB [Cabinet Brentano-Birckenstock; Lugt 345]; collector's stamp in black, in palette: JBJ [Rev. J. Burleigh James; Lugt 1425]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6857; in graphite: copie

Provenance

Cabinet Brentano-Birckenstock (Vienna and Frankfurt; sale Frankfurt, 18700; Rev. J. Burleigh James (mid 19th century, Knowbury Park, England; sale 1877, London, Sothebys); 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