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A Cowherd Resting by a Shack

about 1650-1700
Unidentified artist, French, 17th century, Published by Pierre Drevet (French, 1663–1738)


Dimensions

Sheet: 12.9 × 18.7 cm (5 1/16 × 7 3/8 in.) Platemark: 12.2 × 17.4 cm (4 13/16 × 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

B3389

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom right, "31"

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826-d. 1899), Boston, Paris; 1899, his bequest to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock