A Vinegar Seller

about 1640–1665
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1405, only state; Duplessis 1348, only state; IFF 1348; from Le Blanc 756

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 14.6 cm (8 9/16 x 5 3/4 in.) Platemark: 21.3 x 14.4 cm (8 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.49

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In lower margin, "Mon vinaigre est bon a merveille..."

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in gray ink, the mark of Thomas Graf, Berlin (1878-1951)(Lugt 1092a); verso, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Thomas Graf, Berlin (1878-1951)(Lugt 1092a); William H. Schab Master Prints and Drawings, Inc., New York; from whom purchased March 24, 1999

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Lia G. Poorvu