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Circular Landscape with Three Travelers and a Town in the Distance

about 1655-1695
One of the Perelles (French, active 1625-1695)


Dimensions

Sheet: 12.7 × 12.6 cm (5 × 4 15/16 in.) Platemark: 12 × 11.9 cm (4 3/4 × 4 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P18505

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Apparently a proof impression, before the name of the artist or publisher

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, top left, "5"

Markings

Verso, bottom center, 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