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The Siege of La Rochelle (upper border, left section)

Siège de La Rochelle

1629
Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635), and Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 512; Lieure 660 (left section), ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.6 x 60.3 cm (6 9/16 x 23 3/4 in.)(trimmed to the platemark on the sides; with 2-3 mm margin at the top, and 1-2 mm margin at the bottom)

Accession Number

P19550.1

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The scene in the cartouche is by Callot; the rest of the plate is by Bosse.

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund