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The Card Players

Le Brelan

17th century
Unidentified artist, Copied after Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 666 (copy in reverse); Lieure 596 (copy in reverse, not one of the copies described by Lieure)

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.9 x 27.8 cm (8 5/8 x 10 15/16 in.)(trimmed on the rectangular platemark, or with thread margins in places)

Accession Number

P19529

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This is a different print from P19530.

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, around the oval frame, "CESTE NVICT FOR FAVORABLE * VOYANT LE IEV DANS VN MIROIR [etc.]"

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (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