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Landscape with a Large Group of People by a Ruined Temple

about 1660-1695
Adam Perelle (French, 1640–1695)


Dimensions

Sheet: 12.8 × 14.1 cm (5 1/16 × 5 9/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P18533

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, top right, "33."; engraved in the plate, bottom right, "47."

Markings

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; cf. Lugt 1309), New York; 1896, by inheritance to his son, Charles Sewall (b. 1848-d. 1898); 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