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Landscape with Shepherd and Shepherdess

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 24.7 × 31.8 cm (9 3/4 × 12 1/2 in.)(with thread margins all around)

Accession Number

M7549

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

In this impression, the bottom right corner of the plate has been abraded out and a new etched scene has been inserted by another hand, showing a shepherd and shepherdess with goats, a sheep, and a cow, and a mountain peak in the background. This was presumably done much later than the original print, for the shepherd and shepherdess are in eighteenth-century costume.

Markings

Verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Anonymous gift. (Accession Date: June 12, 1891)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift