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Christ in the Wine Press

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1181; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 583 (a)

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.9 x 7.5 cm (4 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6940

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in margin below image: Torcular calcaui solis, et de gentibus non est vir mecum. Esa.63.

Signed

below inscription: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

Markings

no watermark; verso, verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6940 [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: 1181

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896, New York); sold by Mr. H. F. Sewall to the MFA Boston. (Accesion Date: November 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund