A Woman Standing Before a Mirror

La Dame suivant l'édit

French
about 1633
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0960, only state; Duplessis 1356, only state; IFF 1356; Le Blanc 709

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.8 × 20.2 cm (11 5/16 × 7 15/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

44.955

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Woman standing at dressing table, in “reformed” clothes.
Pair with 44.554. Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, 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