The Joy of France

Celebration of the Birth of the Dauphin, the Future Louis XIV

1638
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0172, only state; Duplessis 1226, only state; IFF 1226, a state before the privilege; Le Blanc 681

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.5 x 33.6 cm (10 13/16 x 13 1/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

62.694

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased September 19, 1962

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard