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A Bird Sitting on a Thistle

L'Oiseau posé sur un chardon en fleurs

1620s
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 246; Lieure 0611, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.4 x 8.3 cm (2 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.)(with thread to 1 mm margins at the top, left, and bottom; trimmed within the platemark on the right)

Accession Number

M7790.3

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Anonymous gift June 12, 1891

Credit Line

Anonymous gift