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The Virgin and Child with St. Elizabeth and the Infant St. John the Baptist

about 1650-1675
Nicolas Pierre Loir (French, 1624–1679)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 7, indeterminate state (the bottom margin has been trimmed off); not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.6 × 10.8 cm (5 3/4 × 4 1/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P6732

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Richard Houlditch, Jr., London (died 1760)(Lugt 2214); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Richard Houlditch, Jr., London (died 1760)(Lugt 2214); 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