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The Christ Child Sleeping

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 587; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 459 (I)

Dimensions

Platemark: 9.6 x 6.7 cm (3 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.) Sheet: 12.3 x 9.3 cm (4 13/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.591

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in box below image: Ecce tu pulcher se Dilecte mi, et decorus:/lectulus nostrer floridus. Canic. 1.

Signed

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

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 68.591

Credit Line

Gift Mrs. Alice McGinnis Walsh