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Venus at her Bath with Cupid

1563
Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1432; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1601

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.3 x 13.2 cm (6 7/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6975

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, upper right: Æ 14; lower left: 1563

Signed

not signed

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6975

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