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View of Tabriz

about 1685
Probably by Jean-Baptiste Bouchet (active 1676-1714)


Dimensions

Sheet: 20.3 x 58.7 cm (8 x 23 1/8 in.)(trimmed irregularly) Platemark: 20.2 x 55.8 cm (7 15/16 x 21 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

K4864.6

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, right 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