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Wife of Jean Pilier

1605
Jan Wierix (Flemish, about 1549–after 1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 2014; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1905 (II)

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.2 x 5.6 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7016

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, upper left: ÆTAT 21; in oval frame: I'ESPERE EN DIEV, DE VIVRE DROIT/PVIS QVE BON/ORDRE ME APAROIT; below, in box, Rien Sans loyaute

Signed

lower center: Johan Wiricx F 1605

Markings

no watermark; recto, in graphite, lower right: G; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp in purple with accession number in ink: 7016

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