Le Courtisan suivant le Dernier Édit

French
about 1633
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Duplessis 1353

Dimensions

29 x 20 cm (11 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.952

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving on laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Gentleman with lackey, exchanging fancy clothes for plainer ones. Verse beginning: “Bien que sans mentir je cherisse…”
Pair with 44.953, Le Lacquay (both titles on this sheet). Bound in album/book, “Oeuvre gravé”

Provenance

Album formerly in collection of Sir John Evelyn (English, 1620-1706); The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1944

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection