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A Monk at Prayer

1755
Benigno Bossi (Italian, 1727-1792)


Dimensions

Sheet: 27.3 x 17.6 cm (10 3/4 x 6 15/16 in.) Platemark: 11.3 x 9.3 cm (4 7/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P14043

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, top right, "21"; etched in the plate, below the number, "Benigno Bossi / In. fece. 1755."

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund