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The Blood of Christ

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1174 Mauquoy-Hendrickx 575 (I)

Accession Number

P6937

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in margin below image: Per has rimas licet mihi sugere mel de petra, oleumque de saxo durissimo. Bern.

Signed

below inscription: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

Markings

no watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 693[?] [Lugt 1870]; in graphite: 1174

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