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Christ Carrying the Cross (from a Passion of Christ series)

Designed and engraved by Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 352; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 177

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.5 x 5.3 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6821

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in margin below image: Iesus baiulans sibi crucem/exiuit in eum qui dicitur/Caluariae locum. Ioann. 19.

Signed

lower left to right, in margin below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6821; in graphite: 352

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