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The Last Supper (from a Passion of Christ series)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 343; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 168 (A)

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.6 x 5.3 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6813

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in margin below image: Caenantibus eis, accepit Iesus panem, et benedixit,/ac fregit : deditqe discipulis suis, et ait, accipite/et comedite; hoc est corpus meum. Matth. 26.

Signed

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

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6813; in graphite: 343

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