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A Hurdy-Gurdy Player

about 1615 or after
Etched by Matthäus Merian I (German, 1593–1650), After Jacques Bellange (French (Lorraine), c. 1575-1616)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 460, only state; Wüthrich 94; Thuillier (Bellange) 30 (copy); Walch (Bellange) 21 (copy); Worthen & Reed (Bellange) 27 (copy); Griffiths & Hartley (Bellange) 36 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.6 x 17.2 cm (11 5/8 x 6 3/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

40.225

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

William H. Schab Master Prints and Drawings, Inc., New York; their gift to the MFA May 9, 1940

Credit Line

Gift of William H. Schab Gallery