A Fruit Piece

1781
After Jan van Huysum II (Dutch, 1682–1749), Richard Earlom (English, 1743-1822), Publisher John Boydell (English, 1719–1804)


Catalogue Raisonné

Dunthorne 313a

Dimensions

Sheet: 54.3 x 41.2 cm (21 3/8 x 16 1/4 in.) Mount: 59.8 x 45.2 cm (23 9/16 x 17 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.217

Medium or Technique

Mezzotint, hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a pair: “A Flower Piece” and “A Fruit Piece.” Mezzotints, engraved by Earlom. “A Fruit Piece”, 1781(On left of plinth, “Jan Van Huysum fecit 1723”.)

Provenance

Elita R. Dike, Brookline; to her spouse George P. Dike, Brookline; bequest to MFA May 14, 1969

Credit Line

Bequest of George P. Dike—Elita R. Dike Collection