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Everard Mercurian (1514-1580)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1983; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1754

Dimensions

Platemark: 12.3 x 7.3 cm (4 13/16 x 2 7/8 in.) Sheet: 14.7 x 8.1 cm (5 13/16 x 3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7008

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, below image lower left to right: EVERARDVUS MERCURIANVS IV. GENERALIS/Praepositus Societatis IESV, natione Belga, ex hac/vita discessit ae. 1580. gubernate Societatas ao.8.

Signed

lower left: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et. excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp in purple with accession number in ink: 7008

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