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Saint Mary

Inscription

in plate, above image, upper center: VIRGO MATER.; below image: S. MARIA./Ecce virgo concipiet et pariet filium, et vocabitur/nomen eius Emmanuel. Butyrum et mel comedet,/vt sciat reprobare malum et eligere bonum. Isaie 7.

Signed

within image, lower right: A. Wierx fe.; below image, lower left to right: Hieronymus Wierx 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: 6961; in graphite: 1320

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 1320; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1436 (II)

Accession Number

P6961

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