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The Holy Family Fishing (from a Life of the Virgin series)

Inscription

in plate, in box below image, left: Euge mater texe rete,/Nimic hoc exile crede/Pisces hamo fallere.; right: Puer iste quaquauersum/Mundum volet vniuersum/Reti suo claudere.

Signed

in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilego. Piermans.

Marks

verso, MFA stamp with accession number in pencil: 64.2210; in graphite: No. 21; A429II

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA, December, 1964

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 429 (II); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 630 (II)

Accession Number

64.2210

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