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The Five Senses (Sight)

Abraham de Blois (Netherlandish, 1679–1720), After Andreas Both (Netherlandish, 1608–before 1649), Published by Nicolaus Joannis Visscher (1618–1709)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc I, p.389, 29-33; Wurzbach 2 (not in Hollstein)

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.2 x 12 cm (6 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

B539.1

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, l.r.: A. de Blois sculp.
In plate, c.: Visus la Veue 't Gesigt
In plate, c.: Ex Formis Nicolai Visscher cum Privil. Ord. General Belu Faederati

Signed

signed

Markings

Verso: Lugt 207 (W. P. Babcock, 1826-1899, Paris) and in black ink 1/5...539

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (b. 1826 – d. 1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock