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Satyrs Chasing Winged Nymphs

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Possibly from IFF 115-128; possibly from Le Blanc 96 or 97

Dimensions

Sheet: 5.6 x 16.2 cm (2 3/16 x 6 3/8 in.)(with thread margin at the top; trimmed on or within the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

P4286

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, lower margin, left, "Avec privilege"; right, "le Blond excud.". In pen and black ink, lower margin, right, the number "20".

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, bottom left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund