Sheet: 31.9 x 24.7 cm (12 9/16 x 9 3/4 in.) Platemark: 28.1 x 18.8 cm (11 1/16 x 7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Although the inscriptions on this print are in English, it is possible that the print is by a French artist, since it is after Charles Le Brun and is on French paper.
Inscribed in the plate, top, "Laughter" and "6". Inscribed in the plate, bottom, "Laughter makes ye eye-brows rise . . ."
Verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)
William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900
Bequest of William Perkins Babcock