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Mater Dolorosa with Seven Swords

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 568; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 777 [I or II?]

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.5 x 6.6 cm (3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6851

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Tuam ipsius animam pertranfibit gladius.

Signed

in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud.

Markings

verso, in graphite: 568; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6851

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