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Landscape with a Fisherman

mid 17th century
Jean Bechon de Rochebrune (French, active mid-17th cent.), Published by Jean Couvay (French, c. 1605-c. 1663)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 3; Robert-Dumesnil, vol. 11, pp. 8-9 (see Note); Meyer 3, apparently a state after ii/ii (see Note); not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.4 x 19.3 cm (4 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)(trimmed on the platemark or with thread margins)

Accession Number

P4839

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Robert-Dumesnil describes one state of this print, with the inscription “I. Bechon de Rochebrune in fe. et ex. cum privilegio”. This is the inscription that appears on P4840. Meyer describes two states of the print, the first before any inscription, and the second with the inscription described by Robert-Dumesnil. This impression of the print, P4839, has the inscription “I. Bechon. in. et fe. / I. Couvay. ex. Cum. privilegio.”

Markings

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

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund