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The Virgin

Inscription

in plate, below engraved border: TOTA PVLCHRA ES AMICA MEA, ET MACVLA/NON EST IN TE. CANT. IIII.

Signed

lower right, below inscription: Anton. Wierx. inuent. exc.

Marks

no watermark; verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA Parker stamp with accession number in ink: 3869; in graphite: 77; 46; [?]

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

  • Designed and engraved by Anton Wierix, Netherlandish, about 1552–1624?
Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 046; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 698 (II)

Accession Number

P3869

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