L'homme fourré de malice

French
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Duplessis 1411

Dimensions

28.5 x 19.7 cm (11 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.994

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving on white laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Man in cap, cloak “lined” with engraved women’s faces, seated and leaning on table. “Je ne vois point que le Graveur/ ait pour raison que son caprice/ quand il appelle se resueur/ un homme fourré de malice…” Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

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