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Saint John of the Cross

Inscription

in plate, below image: B.P.IOANNES A CRVCE. Hispanus.Carmelitarum Excalceatorum post/S.V. Teresiam Primus Parens. Mystica Theologiae sublims doctor, Diuino=/rum patiens, clarus, miraculis post varios labores obijt Ubetae a.°1591./cuius corpus incorruptem manens Segobia honorifice colitur.

Signed

below image: Anton. Wierix fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio.

Marks

recto, lower left, in graphite: 977; verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S.; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6907; in graphite: 977

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 977; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1188

Accession Number

P6907

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