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Saint John the Baptist

Inscription

in plate: Ecce agnus Dei, ecce qui tollit/peccata mundi. Ioan.1.

Signed

below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

Marks

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S.; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6906; in graphite: 963

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 963; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1179

Accession Number

P6906

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