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The Invocation (from an Infancy of Christ series)

Inscription

below image: Te Sulspirat cordis clamer,/In te fertur ardens amor,/Mitte, IESV, lumina.; lower right: Caelo natis, o! BEATIs,/De Torrente voluptatis/Funde, IESV, flumina.

Signed

lower left to lower right: Hieronymus Wierix excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.

Marks

no watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6840; in graphite: 453

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 453; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 428 (II)

Accession Number

P6840

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