Requires Photography

Virgin with Sleeping Child

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 590; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 463

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.6 x 6.4 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.) Sheet: 9.8 x 7.1 cm (3 7/8 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6852

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Ecce tu pucher es Dilecte mi, et/decorus: lectulus noster floridus. Cant. 1.

Signed

in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud.

Markings

verso, in graphite: 590; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6852

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