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Cardinal Andreas of Austria

Inscription

in plate, upper center: IHS; in oval surrounding portrait: SERENISS.ANDREAS CARD.AB AUSTRIA ETC. BELGII GVBERN.ETC.; in cartouche below portrait oval: Laudemus viros gloriosos, et parentes/nostros in generatione sua. Ecclesiast.44.; lower right: Corn.Pinssen excu.

Marks

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6981; in graphite: 1843; R3/4

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

  • Thought to be by Anton Wierix, Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?
Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 1843; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1769 a.

Accession Number

P6981

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