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Saint Benedict

Inscription

in plate, on book: Deficit/caro mea, et/cor meum/Deus/cordis/mei; below image: S. P. BENEDICVS./Dne quid mihi enim in caelo, et a te quid volui super terram?

Signed

lower left to right, 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: 6896; in graphite: 860

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 860; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1079

Accession Number

P6896

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