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

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 387 (III); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 206 (A)

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.7 x 6.3 cm (3 13/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P6802

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Deponentes eum de ligno, prosuerunt/in monumento. Actor. 11.

Signed

lower left to lower right, below inscription: Hieronymus Wierx 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: 6802; in graphite: 259

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