Les Metiers (set of 7 plates), plate 1, La Saignée
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)
Object Place: France
26.6 x 34.6 cm (10 1/2 x 13 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching and engraving on white laid paper
Not On View
Woman being bled by a doctor, attended by servants in bedchamber (with dog, cat and child). “La courage Monsieur vous laues enterrepris…”
Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.
Ex-Coll. Sir John Evelyn (1620-1706). The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to MFA 1944. Accessioned by Registrar's Office July 8, 1996.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection