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Virgin and Child with Saint Anne

Inscription

in cartouche: GENTIBVS CVNCTIS FOELIX, ET DICTA BEATA EST/ANNA PARENS MATRIS CHRISTI, DAVIDICA PROLES.

Signed

in cartouche below image, lower left: Joannes Stradanus inuen.; lower right: Jeronimus Wirix fecit.; lower center: Philippus Gallæus excudit.

Marks

watermark: gothic p with a flower above and a g below; recto, in graphite: 185 x 945 [underlined]; verso, MFA Babcock Bequest stamp with accession number in black ink: 3758; in graphite: Virgin & child & St Ann,/same as LeBl. IV. 219.287 z; Alvin 88.511/Names below differ from both catal./(...Wierix [underlined] fecit Theodorus [underlined] Gallaeus excudit)

Provenance

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 511; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 457 (I)

Accession Number

B3758

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