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The Virgin Received in Heaven (from a Life of the Virgin series)

Inscription

in plate, in box below image, left: Scand Mater Deo grata,/Peccatorum aduocata,/Scand Super sidera:; right: Quando tuus dulcis natus/Poenas poscet implacatus,/Tunc oftendes vbera.

Signed

in box below image: Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud. Cum Gratia et Priuilego. Piermans.

Marks

verso, MFA stamp with accession number in pencil: 64.2212; in graphite: No. 31; A439II

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA, December, 1964

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 439 (II); Mauquoy-Hendrickx 640 (II)

Accession Number

64.2212

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