La femme qui bat son mari

French
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Duplessis 1384

Dimensions

26.1 x 33.4 cm (10 1/4 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.975

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving on white laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Wife hitting husband with bunch of keys, sister hitting brother, hen attacking cock; wife’s lover is hiding behind a curtain.
Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé. Pair with 44.974

Provenance

Ex-Coll. Sir John Evelyn (1620-1706). The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to MFA 1944. Accessioned by Registrar's Office July 8, 1996.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection