Fan Design with the Four Ages of Life

French
1638
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0169, only state; Duplessis 1046, only state; IFF 1046, only state; Le Blanc 466

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.1 × 53.2 cm (9 7/8 × 20 15/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)(maximum dimensions from top to bottom and from left to right; the plate, and the sheet, are in the shape of an arc 17 cm wide)

Accession Number

30.1057

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf; 1930, from whom purchased (Accession Date: July 1, 1930)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund