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Saint Jean Berchmans (1599-1621)

Inscription

in plate, in engraved oval border: IONNES.BERCHMANS.BELGA. E SOC . IESV .IHS . OBIIT ANNO . SAL . MDCXXI . AVG . XIII . ÆTATIS XXII; below portrait: Haec tria mihi carissima cum/his libenter moriar

Signed

lower center: Anton Wierx fecit et excud.

Marks

recto, in graphite, lower left: 1863; no watermark; verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6987; in graphite: 3/8

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 1863; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1852 (III)

Accession Number

P6987

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