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Saint Agnes

Anton Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?), Published by Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 836; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1053 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 8.2 x 5.8 cm (3 1/4 x 2 5/16 in.) Sheet: 9 x 6.3 cm (3 9/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P6890

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, below image: S. AGNES./Despondi vos VIRGINEM CASTAM uni/viro exhibere CHRISTO.

Signed

Signed in plate, lower right, below image: Anton. Wierx fecit./Hieronymus Wierx excud.

Markings

Verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6890; in graphite: 836

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund