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

Inscription

in plate, in box below image, left: Carpe mater, carpe flores,/Verne temporis honores,/Carpe pater lilium.; right: Floris honor hic vilescit,/Dum caelestis horti crescit/Puer hic delicium.

Signed

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

Marks

verso, MFA stamp with accession number in pencil: 64.2211; in graphite: No. 22; A430II

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA, December, 1964

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 430 (II); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 631 (II)

Accession Number

64.2211

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