Requires Photography

Allegory of Painting

La Peinture

about 1675-1700
Gérard Audran (French, 1640–1703), After Claude Audran II (French, 1639 - 1684), Published by Jacques Chéreau (French, 1688–1776)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF (17th) 57; Robert-Dumesnil 49, iii/iii; Meyer 81, iii/iii; not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.7 x 28.1 cm (6 15/16 x 11 1/16 in.) Platemark: 16.3 x 26.6 cm (6 7/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

B290

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock