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The Bird Hunt

La Chasse aux oiseaux

about 1618-1620
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 1193; Lieure 0272, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.8 x 32.8 cm (7 13/16 x 12 15/16 in.) Platemark: 11.7 x 24.9 cm (4 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.2791

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, lower center, just below the platemark, the blindstamp of Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864)(Lugt 2200); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil (b. 1778 - d. 1864), Paris. William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; by inheritance to his niece, Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher Tunnard, b. 1913 - d. 1980), New Haven, CT; December 30, 1963, her gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard, in memory of W. G. Russell Allen