Virgin and Child with Rosary, Worshipped by Two Jesuit Priests

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 609; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 820 (A)

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.8 x 5.6 cm (3 7/16 x 2 3/16 in.) Sheet: 9.1 x 6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6854

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Sentiant omnes tuum iuuamen, quicunqe/celebrant tuam commemorationem. Aug.

Signed

in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx excudit. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6854; in graphite: 609

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