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A Man Playing a Gridiron as a Violin

L'Homme raclant un gril en guise de violon

early 17th–mid 17th century
Unidentified artist, 17th century, Copied after Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 766 (copy); Lieure 0423 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.2 x 8.9 cm (2 7/16 x 3 1/2 in.) Platemark: 6 x 8.6 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P19504.19

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom right, the number "3"

Markings

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

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund