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Les bulles de savon (from the Infancy of Christ series)

Inscription

in plate, in box below image, left: Dic; o Puer; Homo Bulla,/Res tam leuis non est vlla,/Bulla nil fragilius. right: Mater, Nati pro staturâ,/Ulna breuis est mensura;/est immensus Filius.

Signed

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

Marks

verso, MFA stamp with accession number in pencil: 64.2213; in graphite: No. 4; A444I

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA, December, 1964

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 444 (I); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 410 (I)

Accession Number

64.2213

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