A Lackey with His Master's Set of Clothes

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


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0958, only state; Duplessis 1354, only state; IFF 1354; Le Blanc 711

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.7 × 19.8 cm (11 5/16 × 7 13/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

44.953

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Lackey, gesturing to fancy clothes discarded by his master.
“C’est avec regret que mon maitre…”
Pair with (and title printed on) 44.952. Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, left 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