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Araneus Marinus, the Spider Crab

about 1640-1660
Albert Flamen (French, active 1633–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Illustrated Bartsch 14, ii/ii; Bartsch 14; Robert-Dumesnil 428; IFF 428; from Le Blanc 242-309

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.4 x 17.7 cm (4 1/8 x 6 15/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P8278

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, left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right-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)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund