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Children Fishing, Attacked by a Sea Monster

about 1684-1690
Unidentified artist, French, 17th century, Copied after Raymond La Fage (French, 1656–1684), Published by Jan van der Bruggen (Flemish, c. 1648/9–1690)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 16 (copy in reverse); IFF 16 (copy in reverse); not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.5 × 30 cm (4 15/16 × 11 13/16 in.) Platemark: 10.9 × 29.5 cm (4 5/16 × 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P4542

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom right, the number "3"

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund