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A Man Giving Alms to a Beggar Family

about 1790-1795
Francesco Novelli (Italian, 1767-1836), After Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

from Le Blanc 53

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.2 x 13.7 cm (7 3/16 x 5 3/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark at the top; with thread margins on the other three sides)

Accession Number

B2875

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock