Requires Photography

View of Tiflis

about 1685


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.5 x 35.9 cm (7 11/16 x 14 1/8 in.)(trimmed irregularly) Platemark: 19.4 x 34.9 cm (7 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

K4864.2

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