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Distribution of Bread to the Poor

mid 17th century
Herman van Swanevelt (Netherlandish, about 1600–1655)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 93; Hollstein 97, ii/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.5 x 28.8 cm (7 11/16 x 11 5/16 in.) Platemark: 18.5 x 27.8 cm (7 5/16 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.731

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

September 20, 1961, purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard