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A Blind Beggar Running into a Pillar

mid 17th century
Thomas Wyck (Dutch, about 1616–1677)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 11; Hollstein 11, iii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.7 x 12.2 cm (5 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.) Platemark: 13.2 x 11.8 cm (5 3/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P8179

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

There is a maculature of this print on the verso.

Markings

Verso, lower left, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified mark ("B 1814")(not in Lugt); verso, bottom left-center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Charles Scarisbrick, Wrightington, Lancashire (1801-1860)(Lugt 522); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Unidentified collector (not in Lugt); Charles Scarisbrick, Wrightington, Lancashire (1801-1860)(Lugt 522); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund