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Christ Entering Jerusalem

about 1685-1695
One of the Perelles (French, active 1625-1695), Published by Pierre Drevet (French, 1663–1738)


Dimensions

Sheet: 24.6 × 31.2 cm (9 11/16 × 12 5/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P4689

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Apparently engraved in the plate and then almost completely abraded, bottom center, "44"

Markings

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

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1896, by inheritance to his son, Charles Sewall; 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA [see Note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund