Requires Photography

A Woman Going to Bed

about 1780-1800
Carlo Antonio Porporati (Italian, 1741–1816), After Carle van Loo (French, 1705–1765)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 14, i/v; Apell 12, i/ii; de Vesme 14, i/v

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.7 x 42.2 cm (21 15/16 x 16 5/8 in.) Platemark: 53.3 x 39 cm (21 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M12865

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, in pencil, "Coll. Block Danzig 1857" (not in Lugt); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Kidder Gift (Lugt 1570); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Block, Danzig (not in Lugt), 1857; Henry P. Kidder, Boston (1823-1886); by bequest to his wife, Elizabeth H. Kidder, and his sons, Henry T. Kidder, Charles A. Kidder, and Nathaniel T. Kidder; their gift to the MFA December 7, 1897

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder, Henry L. Kidder, Charles A. Kidder, and Nathaniel L. Kidder in memory of Henry P. Kidder