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Frieze of Bacchantes (Plate 1 of Friezes of Bacchantes and Satyrs)

about 1620-1626
Pierre Brebiette (French, c. 1598–1642), Published by Pierre Mariette II (French, 1634–1716)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 144; Le Blanc 108

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.9 x 24.6 cm (2 11/16 x 9 11/16 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark, with thread margins in places)

Accession Number

B754.1

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, lower margin, at left, "P. Mariette le fils excud. Cum Privil. Regis Christianiss."; at right, the number "1"

Markings

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