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Narcissus

about 1640-1660
Probably by François Chauveau (French, 1613–1676)


Dimensions

Sheet: 14.3 x 21.6 cm (5 5/8 x 8 1/2 in.)(trimmed within the platemark at the bottom; with thread margins on the other three sides)

Accession Number

B964

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom center, "F. C. in. et fe."

Markings

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