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The Mocking of Christ (from a Passion of Christ series)

Inscription

in plate, in margin below image: Et caeperunt quidam conspuere eum, et/velare faciem eius, et colaphis eum/caedere, et dicere, Prophetisa. Marc. 14.

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: 6817; in graphite: 347

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 347; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 172

Accession Number

P6817

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