Requires Photography

Old Woman at a Window

Hendrik Bary (Netherlandish, 1640–1707), After Frans van Mieris, the Elder (Dutch, 1635–1681)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 10, Andresen 2

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.8 x 18.7 cm (10 3/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P7747

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, below image: Hou gore Beljen hou hebt gij uw Eer verloren / Dat gij uw Vuylicheyt op Eerb're hoofden stort? / Of tracht gij, door dien Drek, ons d'ogen uyt te boren; / Op dat uw'rimp'lend Vel niet meer gezien en word?

In plate, l.l.: F. Mieris pinx.
In plate, c.: Wilh. Engelb. Koning excud. cum Previl. Amst.
In palte, l.r.: H. Bary sculp.

Signed

signed

Markings

Large unidentified watermark, center
Verso, b.c.: Lugt 1870 (Museum of Fine Arts, Harvey D. Parker Collection) and in black ink: 7747
Verso, l.l.: Lugt 1309 (Henry F. Sewall, about 1895, New York)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York [Lugt 1309]; 1897, purchased through the Harvey D. Parker Fund [Lugt 1870] by the MFA. (Accession date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund