A French Guardsman

French
about 1640
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1064, only state; Duplessis 1407, only state; IFF 1407; Le Blanc 706

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.8 × 20.7 cm (11 3/4 × 8 1/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

44.991

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

French gentleman/soldier, with sword drawn. Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, upper left, 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