A Courtier Dressing in the Style Required by the Edict of 1633

Le Courtisan suivant l'édict de l'année 1633

French
about 1633
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0959, only state; Duplessis 1355, only state; IFF 1355

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.7 × 19.9 cm (11 5/16 × 7 13/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

44.954

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Man at mirror, putting on “reformed” clothes.
Pair with 44.555. Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in yellow-brown ink, the mark of the MFA Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Provenance

John Evelyn (b. 1620-d. 1706), London. Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873-d. 1957), Chicago; 1944, her gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 8, 1996)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection