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The Singer

Cornelis Pietersz Bega (Dutch, 1620–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 27; Hollstein 27, ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.5 x 7.7 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/16 in.) Platemark: 11 x 7.3 cm (4 5/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P8319

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In graphite, verso, b.c.: C Bega
In graphite, verso, b.c.: 27
In graphite, verso, l.r.: 26

Signed

not signed

Markings

No watermark
Verso, Lugt 1870 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Harvey D. Parker Collection), and in black ink: 8319
Verso, 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