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Virgin and Child Enthroned Venerated by Two Jesuits

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 596; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 821 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.2 x 5.3 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/16 in.) Sheet: 8.9 x 5.7 cm (3 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P6853

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Monstra te efse matrem, sumat per te preces,/qui' pro nobis natus, tulit efse tuus. Ex hymno ecclef.

Signed

in box below image: 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: 6853; in graphite: 596

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