A Woman with Baskets of Fruits and Hens

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


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1075, only state; Duplessis 1367, only state; IFF 1367; Le Blanc 760

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 × 14.1 cm (8 3/8 × 5 9/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

44.962

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Shepherdess with basket of fruit, walking to proper left.
Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé. Pair with 44.961, mounted on same page.

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