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Saint Francis of Paula

Inscription

in plate, above image: Dedisti mihi clypeum salutis tuae. 2.Reg.22.; below image: S. FRANCISCVS DE PAVLA./En Diuinus Amor FRANCISCO Insignia dantur,/Promit et Angelicum caelica turba melos./Grex Minimus felix, cui tam Venerabile Numen/Et Scutum, et verae nobilitatis honor.

Signed

below image: Hieronymus Wierx excudit. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

Marks

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S.; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6905; in graphite: 929

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 929; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1145a

Accession Number

P6905

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