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A Country Dance

about 1625-1665
Unidentified artist, French, 17th century, After Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French (active in Rome), 1600–1682), Published by Israël Henriet (French, about 1590–1661), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Dimensions

Sheet: 16 × 21.5 cm (6 5/16 × 8 7/16 in.) Platemark: 15.5 × 21 cm (6 1/8 × 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P5453

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A loose copy of Claude’s etching, Mannocci 20

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1896, by inheritance to his son, Charles Sewall; 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA [see Note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund