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Circular Landscape with a Couple Sitting Under a Tree

about 1638-1695
One of the Perelles (French, active 1625-1695), Published by Pierre Mariette I (French, about 1603–1657), Or Pierre Mariette II (French, 1634–1716)


Dimensions

Sheet: 26.7 × 26.5 cm (10 1/2 × 10 7/16 in.) Platemark: 21.9 × 21.8 cm (8 5/8 × 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P4662

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

A number engraved in the plate, top left (possibly "5"), has been partially effaced.

Markings

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

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; 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