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A Shepherd Playing his Flute

1644
Artist Paulus Pietersz. Potter (Dutch, 1625–1654)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch i.54 15, Hollstein iii/v; Hollstein xvii.220.15 iii/v

Dimensions

18.2 x 26.8 cm (7 3/16 x 10 9/16 in.

Accession Number

P7872

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Traditional title: The Shepherd.

Inscription

In plate LR: Clement de Ionghe-excudit
In plate LR: Pauwelus Potter. inv. et f. @ . 1644.
Later inscriptions or marks: Verso L in graphite pencil: EC.lo
Verso L in graphite pencil: 3rd State 12713
Verso LL stamped in black ink -- mark Joseph Grünling, Lugt 1463
Verso LL stamped in red ink--mark of Sewall, Lugt 1309

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: armorial [?]

Provenance

Joseph Grünling (died 1845, Vienna, Lugt 1463); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, NewYork, Lugt 1309); acquired 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund