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Palamedes, Melinte, and Epicharis Surprised While Sleeping

1639
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), After Claude Vignon (French, 1593–1670)


Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0183, only state; Duplessis 1121, only state; IFF 1121; Le Blanc 575

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.6 x 14.9 cm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

B681

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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