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The Crucifixion (from a Passion of Christ series)

Inscription

in plate, in margin below image: Peccata nostra ipse pertulit in corpore suo/Super lignum: Vt peccatis mortui, iustitiae/viuamas : cuius liuore sanati estis.

Signed

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

Marks

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6823; in graphite: 354

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 354; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 179

Accession Number

P6823

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