Gluttony (from a series of The Vices, second of seven plates)
Bartsch 272; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 285; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish)
Sheet: 21.1 × 14.3 cm (8 5/16 × 5 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Inscribed in plate, below Gluttony's left foot: 2; in margin below image: Lauta Gula facies, et splendida mensa Lyæi,/Heu quot præcipites dat, dedit, atq, dabit.
Watermark [not identified]; verso, in old ink: J.A.G. Bouchier 1780 Jules-Armand-Guillaume Bouchier; Lugt 284]; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; faded MFA Parker stamp (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 7340
1780, Jules-Armand-Guillaume Bouchier (also Boucher) de Crèvecoeur (b. 1757 - d. 1844; Lugt 284), Abbeville, France. Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.
Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund