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The Virgin and Child on a Crescent Moon

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Sicut dies verni circumdabant eam/flores rosarum. Ex off. Eccles.

Signed

lower left to right, in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Piermans.

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6846

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Mauquoy-Hendrickx 724

Accession Number

P6846

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