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Small Frieze with Nymphs and Satyrs

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


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 137; possibly from Le Blanc 96 or 97 (see Note)

Dimensions

Sheet: 5.9 x 16.3 cm (2 5/16 x 6 7/16 in.) Platemark: 5.4 x 16.1 cm (2 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P4285

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This impression has the inscription “Le Blond excud.” in the margin, lower left. The impression described in IFF has the inscription “Aug. Quesnel excud.”.

Inscription

Engraved in lower margin, left, "Le Blond excud."; right, "Avec Privilege"

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, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (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