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Peasant Caressing a Girl

Cornelis Pietersz Bega (Dutch, 1620–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

reverse copy of Hollstein 34

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.5 x 16 cm (8 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

B438

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

reversed copy of Bega’s Peasant Caressing a Girl, Bartsch/Hollstein 34

Inscription

In plate, l.l.: Corn. Bega inv.
In plate, l.r.: St. fecit

Markings

Watermark (fleur de lis)
Verso, Lugt 207 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Babcock Bequest), and in black ink: 438

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (b. 1826 – d. 1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock