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Porta Augusta

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1229; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1478

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.6 x 5.6 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6947

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, within image: [...]; below image: Libra, Caput, Gladius, Palma. Et Crux tecta Corona;/Mortem, Iudicium, Tartara et Astra notant:/Haec quicunque Crucj confixus mente reuolues:/CHRISTVS erit vitae pulchra corona tibj.

Signed

below image, lower left to lower right: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio Buschere.

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6947; in graphite: 1129; a14091

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