A Shepherd with His Crook

French
about 1640
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1074, only state; Duplessis 1366, only state; IFF 1366; Le Blanc 759

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 × 13.8 cm (8 3/8 × 5 7/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

44.961

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Shepherd with staff, gesturing/stepping to proper right. Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé. Pair with 44.962, mounted on same page.

Markings

Verso, lower 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