Bust of a Woman

about 1611-1650
Unidentified artist, 17th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Thuillier; Walch, p. 220 (as copy after Bellange); not in Worthen & Reed; not in Griffiths & Hartley; IFF 45 (as Bellange); Robert-Dumesnil 40 (as Bellange); Meyer 40 (as Bellange); Le Blanc 45 (as Bellange)

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.8 x 5.8 cm (3 7/16 x 2 5/16 in.) Platemark: 8.3 x 5.3 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.159

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This is a reverse copy of the head of Mary Magdalen in The Raising of Lazarus, Thuillier 71B, Walch 47.

Markings

Recto, bottom center, the blindstamp of Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864)(Lugt 2200); verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864)(Lugt 2200); William H. Schab Master Prints and Drawings, Inc., New York; from whom purchased April 11, 1940

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund