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Saint Agnes

Inscription

in plate, above image, upper center: VIRGO MARTYR.; below image: S. AGNES./Liberasti me secunmum multitudinem misericordiae nomi=/nis tuij de manibus quaerentiu anima mea, et de portis/tribulationum, quae circumdedrunt me. Eccles.51.

Signed

below image, lower left to right: 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: 6962; in graphite: 1321

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

A lvin 1321; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1437 (I)

Accession Number

P6962

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