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Vanity (Superbia)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1297; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1373

Dimensions

Platemark: 18.7 x 13.3 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.) Sheet: 19 x 13.5 cm (7 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6954

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in cartouche, upper center: SVPERBIA; below image: Ubi fuerit Superbia, ibi erit & contumelia: ubi autem/est humilitas, ibi & Sapientia. Proverb. 11.; lower right: 1

Signed

not signed

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6954

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund