Shepherd Seated on a Fountain, with a Spinner

1652
Nicolaes Claas Pietersz. Berchem (Dutch, 1620–1683)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 8, ii; Hollstein 8, ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.5 x 22.7 cm (11 1/4 x 8 15/16 in.) Platemark: 26.1 x 20.8 cm (10 1/4 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8338

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, l.r.: Berchem f. 1652
In graphit, verso, c.: Nicholas Berchem
In graphite, verso, l.l.: 2e state of 5 ...[illeg]

Signed

signed

Markings

Watermark evident (fleur de lis)
Verso, u.r.: unidentified collector's mark (JB in brown ink, close to Lugt 1413-1414, unidentified marks)
Verso, l.l.: Lugt 1309 (Henry F. Sewall, about 1895, New York)
Verso, l.r.: Lugt 1870 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Harvey D. Parker Collection) and in black ink: 8338

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