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The Shepherd Playing the Flute

Nicolaes Claas Pietersz. Berchem (Dutch, 1620–1683)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 6, ii; Hollstein 6, ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 20 x 14.4 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.) Image: 18.5 x 13.8 cm (7 5/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P8337

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In graphite, recto, l.r.: 2e (deuxieme?)

Signed

not signed

Markings

Watermark evident
Verso, l.l.: Lugt 1309 (Henry F. Sewall, about 1895, New York)
Verso, l.l.: Lugt 1870 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Harvey D. Parker Collection) and in black ink: 8337

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