A Woman Carrying a Pot of Milk to Market on Her Head

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


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1410, only state; Duplessis 1368, only state; IFF 1368

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.3 × 14.6 cm (8 3/8 × 5 3/4 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

44.963

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Woman (milk maid) carrying pot on her head.
Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé. Mounted on page with 44.964.

Markings

Verso, lower right-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