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


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.4 x 35.4 cm (7 5/8 x 13 15/16 in.)(irregularly trimmed) Platemark: 18.6 x 34.3 cm (7 5/16 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

K4864.8

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

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, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); verso, bottom right, 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