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An Old Man Reading the Newspaper

Vieillard lisant la gazette

about 1650-1670
Jacques Dassonville (French, 1619–1670)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 25, only state; IFF 25; Le Blanc 25

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.5 x 9.4 cm (3 3/8 x 3 11/16 in.) Platemark: 8.1 x 9.2 cm (3 3/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P4378

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); 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