The Adoration of the Shepherds

Designed by Abraham Bloemaert (Dutch, about 1564–1651), Engraved by Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 067; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 34 III/III; Léna Widerkehr (New Hollstein)

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.7 × 29.2 cm (8 15/16 × 11 1/2 in.) Image: 19.9 × 28.5 cm (7 13/16 × 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

B2587

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, lower margin, but on this impression the inscription was cut off.

Signed

Signed in plate: Abrahamus Blommaert Inuentor,/JMatham Sculp. Hh excud

Markings

No watermark; verso: MFA Babcock Bequest stamp (Lugt 207)m with accession number in ink: 2587; in graphite: 1; F

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock