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The Virgin and Child Venerated by Saint Stanislas and Saint Barbara (from a series of the Virgin Venerated by Saints)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 473; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 815

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.8 x 6 cm (3 7/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P6844

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, in box below image, LEFT: B. STANISLAVS.; right: S. BARBARA.; left to right: Per te accessum habemus Filium ô benedicta inuentrix/gratiae, genetrix vitae, Mater Salutis. Bern. serm. 2. de Aduento.

Signed

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

Markings

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6844; in graphite: 473

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