Requires Photography

Virgin and Child Holding a Book

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 537; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 797 (a)

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.1 x 5.6 cm (3 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.) Sheet: 9.4 x 6.6 cm (3 11/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6848

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Ave gratia plena, Dominus tecum .

Signed

in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud.

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6848

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