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Virgin and Child Holding a Book

Inscription

in plate, in box below image: Ave gratia plena, Dominus tecum .

Signed

in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud.

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6848

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 537; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 797 (a)

Accession Number

P6848

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