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Ancient Tower in Yerevan

about 1685
Michel Demasso (French, second half 17th cent.)


Dimensions

Sheet: 15.7 x 8.8 cm (6 3/16 x 3 7/16 in.) Platemark: 12.7 x 6.9 cm (5 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

K4864.4

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Illustration from Jean-Baptiste Chardin (Sir John Chardin), “Journal du Voyage du Chevalier Chardin en Perse, et aux Indes Orientales” (Lyons, 1687), vol. 2 [first edition 1685]

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); verso, upper center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Koehler Collection (Lugt 1581)

Provenance

Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); his gift to the MFA October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler