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Frieze of Bacchantes and Satyrs (Plate 10 of Friezes of Bacchantes and Satyrs)

about 1620-1626
Pierre Brebiette (French, c. 1598–1642), Published by François Langlois, called Ciartres (French, 1588–1647)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 153; Le Blanc 117 (see Note)

Dimensions

Sheet: 7 x 24.6 cm (2 3/4 x 9 11/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark at the bottom, and within the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

B754.10

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This impression does not have the engraved number “10” in the lower right corner, but has the number written in pen and brown ink.

Markings

Verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock