A Woman Pressing Her Skirts

"Il faut serrer ces belles iupes..."

French
about 1630-1640
Probably by Grégoire Huret (French, 1606–1670), After Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Duplessis (prints after Bosse) 21

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.2 × 20.2 cm (11 1/8 × 7 15/16 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

44.995

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Woman putting fancy clothes into a press. Verse beginning: “Il faut serrer ces belles iupes…” Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

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