The Pancake Woman

about 1620
Jan van de Velde II (Dutch, 1593–1641)


Catalogue Raisonné

Franken & van der Kellen.66 109, i/iii; Hollstein xxxiii.52.148

Dimensions

20.1 x 14.2 cm (7 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.2880

Medium or Technique

Engraving and etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

other title: La faiseuse de crêpes

Inscription

In plate at bottom:
Surgite, iam vendit pueris ientacula pistor
Cristatæq[ue?] sonant undique lucis aues. Marti. lib. xiv.
J. Velde fec. et excud.

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: fragmentary

Provenance

William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; by inheritance to his niece, Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher Tunnard, b. 1913 - d. 1980), New Haven, CT; 1963, year-end gift of Mrs. Christopher Tunnard to the MFA. (Accession date: December 30, 1963)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen