Saint Sebastian

Antonie Wierix, Flemish, 1552 - 1624
after Hieronymus Wierix, Flemish, 1553 - 1615


about 1600

Engraving on laid paper

Plate: 8 7/16 × 6 in. (21.4 × 15.2 cm)

Sheet: 8 5/8 × 6 1/4 in. (21.9 × 15.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert Dance, Class of 1977



Theodor Galle


Place Made: Belgium, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and inscribed, in plate, lower left: Hiero. Wierix inuen. Anto. Wierix fecit.; lower right: Theodorus Galle excudit.; lower left: Quantum pro Christo cum Sanguine fundere vitam / Dulce Sit, indignas et Subysse neces; lower right: Constanti perfens Divus quelque vltima vultu, / Exemplo quemuis edocet hieccc Suo.

Exhibition History

Images of Martyrs in Renaissance and Baroque Art, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Walker Art Building, Brunswick, Maine, September 25-December 7, 1997.


Robert Dance, New York, New York; given to present collection, 1993.

Catalogue Raisonne

M. Mauquoy-Hendrickx, Les Estampes des Wierix, Brussels, 1994, no. 1287.

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