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The Virgin and Child Holding a Cross, Venerated by a Saint (Francis?) and a Follower (from a series of the Virgin Venerated by Saints)

Inscription

in plate, in box below image, left: O gloriosa Domina,/Excelsa super sidera,; right: Qui te creauit prouidè/Lactasta sacro vbere.

Signed

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

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6843; in graphite: 470

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 470; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 812 (I)

Accession Number

P6843

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