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The Street Paver

Le Paveur

1775
Giovanni David (Italian, 1749–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Grasso (Schleier) I08a (second state, with aquatint); Le Blanc 16

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.7 x 27.2 cm (15 1/4 x 10 11/16 in.) Platemark: 24 x 16.6 cm (9 7/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.420

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, bottom center of sheet, in pencil, "12"

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Girolamo Durazzo (1739-1809)(Genoese nobleman for whom the series was created)(his bookplate on inside front cover of folio); his descendants in Genoa; R.M. Light & Co., Inc., Boston; from whom purchased June 7, 1972

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard