The Country Dance (large plate)

La Danse villageoise

about 1637
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French (active in Rome), 1600–1682)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 24 ii; Mannocci 20 ii/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 20 x 26.3 cm (7 7/8 x 10 3/8 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P4351

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, top right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of John Barnard, London (died 1784)(Lugt 1419); verso, lower left, stamped in gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

John Barnard, London (died 1784)(Lugt 1419); The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund