A Woman Sewing a Tapestry

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


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1412, only state; Duplessis 1371, only state; IFF 1371; Le Blanc 766

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.3 × 14.5 cm (8 3/8 × 5 11/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

44.964

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Woman seated indoors, sewing.
Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé. Mounted on page with 44.963.

Markings

Verso, lower right, 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