Friars in a Grotto

1639–40
Bartholomaeus Breenbergh (Dutch, about 1598–1657)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 12; not in Hollstein

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.2 x 6.3 cm (4 x 2 1/2 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

P8186

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Sir Francis Seymour Haden, London (1818-1910)(Lugt1227); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper right, stamped in violet ink (almost completely faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Sir Francis Seymour Haden, London (1818-1910)(Lugt 1227); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund