The Bees and the Hive (Aesop's Fables)

about 1681
Sébastien Leclerc (French, 1637–1714)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jombert 170(17); IFF 1326, i/ii; Le Blanc 327

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.6 × 8.2 cm (2 5/8 × 3 1/4 in.) Platemark: 6 × 7.5 cm (2 3/8 × 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.275.2.414

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London; from whom purchased June 27, 2001 (from an album bound and organized in France about 1770-1775)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Ruth V.S. Lauer in memory of Julia Wheaton Saines