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A Peasant Couple Delousing Their Son

L'Épouilleuse, 3e composition

about 1650-1670
Jacques Dassonville (French, 1619–1670)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 27, only state; IFF 27; Le Blanc 27

Dimensions

Sheet: 9 x 9.9 cm (3 9/16 x 3 7/8 in.)(with 1 mm margin at the bottom; trimmed on the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

P4380

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt2650); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund