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Pieta

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Fasciculus myrrhae dilectus meus mihi. Cant. 1.

Signed

lower left to lower right, in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio Piermans.

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6803; in graphite: 269

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Virgin and the Dead Christ at the Foot of the Cross

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 269;Mauquoy-Hendrickx 369

Accession Number

P6803

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