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A Peasant Leading His Horse

1630s
Pieter van Laer (Dutch, 1599–after 1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 9; Hollstein 9, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.5 x 10.1 cm (3 3/8 x 4 in.) Platemark: 8 x 9.6 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P7832

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of François Debois, Paris (died c. 1845)(Lugt 985), 1843; verso, lower left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Sir Francis Seymour Haden, London (1818-1910)(Lugt 1227); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, left center, stamped in violet ink (almost completely faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

François Debois, Paris (died c. 1845)(Lugt 985), 1843; Sir Francis Seymour Haden, London (1818-1910)(Lugt 1227); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund