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Volcxken Diercx, Widow of Hieronymus Cock
  • Hieronymus Wierix
    1553–1619
    born: Antwerp, Habsburg Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
    Maarten de Vos
    1532–1603
    born: Antwerp, Habsburg Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • Volcxken Diercx, Widow of Hieronymus Cock, 1579
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: ivory laid
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 164 x 120 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 6 7/16 x 4 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund and Spencer Museum of Art Restricted Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0010
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Description

3/4 length portrait of seated woman, dressed in close-fitting cap, neck ruff surrounded by ring element, and close-fitting pointed bodice with striped sleeves. Proper left hand visible, holding glove.