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Virgin and Child with Saint Augustine and Saint Nicholas Tolentino (from a series of the Virgin Venerated by Saints)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 475; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 817

Dimensions

Platemark: 9.2 x 6.1 cm (3 5/8 x 2 3/8 in.) Sheet: 10 x 6.4 cm (3 15/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P6845

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image, left: S. AVGVSTINVS.; right: S. NICOLAUS TOLENTINAS.; Sancta Maria succurre miseris, iuua pusillanimes, refoue/flebiles, ora pro populo, interueni pro clero. Aug. serm.18.de sanct.

Signed

lower left to right, in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. 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: 6845; in graphite: 475

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