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The Massacre of the Innocents

Le Massacre des innocents

early 17th–mid 18th century
Unidentified artist, Copied after Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 6 (enlarged copy in reverse); Lieure 427 (copy in reverse, possibly Copy 3, although Lieure does not mention that copy as being in reverse)

Dimensions

Sheet: 23 x 19.7 cm (9 1/16 x 7 3/4 in.) Platemark: 22.6 x 19.2 cm (8 7/8 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P19509

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, 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

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund