The Virgin and Child on a Crescent Moon

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Mauquoy-Hendrickx 724

Dimensions

Platemark: 9.2 x 5.8 cm (3 5/8 x 2 5/16 in.) Sheet: 9.6 x 6.2 cm (3 3/4 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6846

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Sicut dies verni circumdabant eam/flores rosarum. Ex off. Eccles.

Signed

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

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6846

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