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Holy Family with Saint John

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 513; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 466 (A)

Dimensions

Sheet: 9 x 6.6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6847

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: O Maria genuisti nobis Saluatorem, quem Ionnes videns/exclamauit, dicens: Ecce Agnus Dei, ecce qui tollit peccata mundi.

Signed

in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx excudit. Cum Gratia et Privilegio. Buscher.

Markings

verso, in graphite: g; a16345; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; extensive inscription in ink: [?]

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