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The Wise Virgins Seated before a Fireplace

about 1635
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1015, only state; Duplessis 44, only state; IFF 44; Le Blanc 86

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.8 x 32.8 cm (10 3/16 x 12 15/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

B2156

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock