Neptune and Amphitrite

about 1620-1640
Pierre Brebiette (French, c. 1598–1642), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 118; possibly from Le Blanc 96

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.3 x 19.2 cm (4 1/16 x 7 9/16 in.) Platemark: 5.8 x 16.2 cm (2 5/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.583

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in the plate, lower left, "Le Blond avec Privilege"

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

James A. Bergquist, Newton, Massachusetts; from whom purchased March 22, 2000

Credit Line

Ruth M. Campbell Fund