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A Hurdy-Gurdy Player Attacking a Pilgrim

about 1615 or after
Matthäus Merian I (German, 1593–1650), After Jacques Bellange (French (Lorraine), c. 1575-1616), Published by Jacob van der Heyden (Netherlandish, worked Germany, 1573–1645)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 461, only state; Wüthrich 95; Thuillier (Bellange) 31 (copy in reverse); Walch (Bellange) 18 (copy in reverse); Worthen & Reed (Bellange) 26 (copy in reverse); Griffiths & Hartley (Bellange) 37 (copy in reverse)

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.9 x 21 cm (12 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

40.226

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, 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