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The Raising of the Cross (from a Passion of Christ series)

Inscription

in plate, in margin below image: Iesus autem dicebat, Pater, dimit=/te illis, non enim sciunt, quid/faciunt. Lucae 23.

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: 6822; in graphite: 353

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 353; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 178

Accession Number

P6822

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