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A Peasant Relieving Himself

Le Paysan accroupi

early 17th–mid 18th century
Unidentified artist (Swedish), Copied after Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 830 (copy); Lieure 245 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 6 x 8.3 cm (2 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.) Platemark: 5.4 x 7.9 cm (2 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

P19537.2

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

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Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, top right, engraved in the plate, the number "11"

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund