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A Philosopher Reading

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


Catalogue Raisonné

from Le Blanc 53

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.4 x 12.2 cm (6 1/16 x 4 13/16 in.) Platemark: 14.5 x 11.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P14108

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, 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