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The Annunciation

Inscription

in plate, above image, upper center: HVMILIS.; below image: Ingressus Angelus, ad eum dixit;/Ave gratia plena, Dominus tecum,/benedicta tu in mulieribus. Luc. 1

Signed

in plate, below engraved border, lower left to lower right: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuil. Piermans.

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6964; in graphite: 1347

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1347; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1444 (I)

Accession Number

P6964

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