The Entry of Henri II into Nancy

1610-1611
Jacques Bellange (French (Lorraine), c. 1575-1616), and Friedrich Brentel (German (Strasbourg) 1580–1651)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Thuillier; Walch 1, only state; Worthen & Reed 1; Griffiths & Hartley 1; not in IFF; not in Robert-Dumesnil; not in Meyer; not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.2 x 49.2 cm (7 3/16 x 19 3/8 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark at the left; with thread margins on the other three sides)

Accession Number

2010.1311

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Bellange drew his own portrait and horse in this image. See N. Walch, Bellange, cat. 1.

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Between the 1950s and 1980s, acquired by Samuel Josefowitz, Lausanne, Switzerland and Whitchurch, England; March 19, 2004, sold by Josefowitz to Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo, Marblehead, MA and Naples, FL; 2010, year-end gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo