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The Blood of Jesus

Inscription

in plate, below image, lower left: IESU fons viuus animae,/Quem tuus amor ebriat,/Nouit quid IESVS sapiat:; lower right: Caelestis dator gratiae,/Quam felix est quem satiat,/Non est ultra quod cupiat.

Signed

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

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6951; in graphite: 1265

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 1265; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 426 (II) [although it is actually the first state]

Accession Number

P6951

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