Alexander the Great Entering Babylon

about 1704-1706
Sébastien Leclerc (French, 1637–1714)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 0457, ii/vii; Jombert 285; Meaume, pp. 265-268, ii/vii; Le Blanc 421, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.7 × 37.6 cm (9 3/4 × 14 13/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P4813

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, center left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; cf. Lugt 1309), New York; 1896, by inheritance to his son, Charles Sewall; 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA [see Note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund