Requires Photography

Portrait of Pierre Gassendi

1658
Robert Nanteuil (French, 1623–1678)


Catalogue Raisonné

Petitjean and Wickert 079, i/v; Robert-Dumesnil 101, i/iii; Le Blanc 94, i/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.6 × 17.8 cm (10 7/8 × 7 in.)(trimmed into the image)

Accession Number

P4477

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, lower center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Early provenance not researched; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund