Requires Photography

The Old Hostess

Tavern Scene

Cornelis Pietersz Bega (Dutch, 1620–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 32, ii; Hollstein 32, ii

Dimensions

Platemark: 17.5 x 13.2 cm (6 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.) Sheet: 18.3 x 14 cm (7 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P8327

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate (?) b.l.: L. Covens et C. Mortier excudit
In graphite, recto, beneath image: B. 32 La Vieille Aubergiste

Signed

not signed

Markings

Verso, l.l.: Lugt 1870 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Harvey D. Parker Colelction) and in black ink 8327
Verso, l.l.: Lugt 1309 (Henry F. Sewall, about 1895, New York)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York [Lugt 1309]; 1897, purchased through the Harvey D. Parker Fund [Lugt 1870] by the MFA. (Accession date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund