Requires Photography

The Virgin and Child Holding a Cross, Venerated by a Saint (Francis?) and a Follower (from a series of the Virgin Venerated by Saints)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 470; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 812 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 9.1 x 5.9 cm (3 9/16 x 2 5/16 in.) Sheet: 9.6 x 6.1 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6843

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image, left: O gloriosa Domina,/Excelsa super sidera,; right: Qui te creauit prouidè/Lactasta sacro vbere.

Signed

lower left to lower right, in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx inuen. et excud. Cum Gratia Priuilegio. Piermans

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6843; in graphite: 470

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