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Pieta

Inscription

O quam tristis et afflicta, fuit illa benedicta,/mater vnigeniti. Ex hymno eccles.

Signed

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

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6804, in graphite: 273

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Avin 273; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 371 (I)

Accession Number

P6804

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