A Lackey Packing His Master's Clothes in a Trunk

about 1633
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0958, only state; Duplessis 1354, only state; IFF 1354; Le Blanc 711

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.3 x 20.5 cm (11 9/16 x 8 1/16 in.) Platemark: 28.8 x 19.8 cm (11 5/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1063

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in black ink, the mark of the Fürstlich Waldburg Wolfegg'sches Kupferstichkabinett, Wolfegg (Lugt 2542); verso, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of Paul Davidsohn, Berlin (1839-1927)(Lugt 654); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Fürstlich Waldburg Wolfegg'sches Kupferstichkabinett, Wolfegg (Lugt 2542); their duplicate sales 1901-1903; Paul Davidsohn, Berlin (1839-1927)(Lugt 654); his sale, Leipzig, C. G. Boerner, CXXIX, May 3-8, 1920, lot 747; P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased July 1, 1930

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund