Requires Photography

The Virgin Holding the Sudarium

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1126; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 568

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.3 x 5.3 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/16 in.) Sheet: 8.9 x 5.8 cm (3 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6928

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image: Protector noster aspice Deus, et/respice in faciem Christi tui. Psal. 83.

Signed

below image, lower left to lower right: Hieronymus Wierx 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: 6928; in graphite: 1126

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