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Saint Philip Neri (1515-1595)

Inscription

in plate, above portrait: SANCTVS PHILIPPVS NERIVS/FLORENTINVS, CONGREGATI=/ONIS ORATORII FVNDATOR.; below image: Obijt Romæ 8. Kalendas Iusias/Anno 1595. Ætatis octogesimo.

Signed

lower center: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excudit.

Marks

no watermark; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp in purple with accession number in ink: 7014

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 2003; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1891 (aII)

Accession Number

P7014

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