A Thief Attacking a Woman with a Breadbasket

"C'est le portrait de Guillery..."

French
about 1630-1635
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Pierre Mariette I (French, about 1603–1657)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1416, only state; Duplessis 1410, only state; IFF 1410; Le Blanc 843

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.1 × 12 cm (6 3/4 × 4 3/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

44.993

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

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