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The Life of the Infant

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1859,0709.3013

  • Title (series)

    • The Life of the Infant
  • Description

    The infant building a ship; the Virgin seated, knitting to right; Joseph, the infant Christ and two angels seen constructing a ship; a house seen behind.
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1619 (before)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 98 millimetres
    • Width: 64 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Inscribed below image: 'Frustra pater....auxilio'; signed on image: 'Hieronymus Wierx fecit et excud.' and 'Cum Gratia et Privilegio Buschere'.
  • Curator's comments

    See curatorial comment for 1859-7-9-2991.

  • Bibliography

    • Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1979 418 bibliographic details
    • Alvin 1866 452 bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 495 (Wierix) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Post-binder Small)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1859

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1859,0709.3013

The infant building a ship; the Virgin seated, knitting to right; Joseph, the infant Christ and two angels seen constructing a ship; a house seen behind.  Engraving

Recto

The infant building a ship; the Virgin seated, knitting to right; Joseph, the infant Christ and two angels seen constructing a ship; a house seen behind. Engraving

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