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Luxury (Luxuria)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1299 (I); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1375

Dimensions

Platemark: 18.6 x 13.3 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/4 in.) Sheet: 18.9 x 13.8 cm (7 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6956

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Malitia horae oblivionem facit luxuriae magnae: & in fine/hominis denudatio operum illius. Ecclci. 11.; lower right: 3

Signed

not signed

Markings

recto, lower left, in graphite: 1299; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6956

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