User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Speculum Peccatoris

Inscription

in plate, at top: SPECVLVM PECCATORIS.; [...]; below image: Si omnia ista considero nunquam gaudere potero.

Signed

below image, lower left to lower right: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et 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: 6949; in graphite: 1239

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 1238; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1474

Accession Number

P6949

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints