The Good Samaritan

Le Bon Samaritain

1861
Rodolphe Bresdin (French, 1822–1885), Printer Lemercier et Cie. (French, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Gelder 100; Préaud 29 (iB); Neumann 49

Dimensions

Image: 56.5 x 44.5 cm (22 1/4 x 17 1/2 in.) Sheet: 63.9 x 48.3 cm (25 3/16 x 19 in.) Sheet (chine): 56.4 x 44.4 cm (22 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

60.73

Medium or Technique

Pen lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In stone below image "Imp Lemercier Paris"; graphite below "A mon ami Aglaus Bouvenne / Rodolphe Bresdin 1880."

Signed

In stone lower left [in reverse] "Rodolphe Bresdin 1861"; on hind leg of camel, monogrammed "BR"; on horseman's shield just to right of camel "BR"

Provenance

1880, Aglaüs Bouvenne (b. 1829 - d. 1904). By 1955, W. G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; 1960, bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession date: February 11, 1960)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen