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The Tomb of Shah Abbas II

about 1685
Probably by Michel Demasso (French, second half 17th cent.)


Dimensions

Sheet: 15.8 x 13.1 cm (6 1/4 x 5 3/16 in.) Platemark: 13 x 12 cm (5 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

K4864.9

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Illustration from Jean-Baptiste Chardin (Sir John Chardin), “Journal du Voyage du Chevalier Chardin en Perse, et aux Indes Orientales” (Lyons, 1687), vol. 2 [first edition 1685]

Markings

Verso, upper center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Koehler Collection (Lugt 1581)

Provenance

Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); his gift to the MFA October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler