Louis XIII and Anne of Austria Seeking the Blessing of the Virgin for the Dauphin (The Dauphin, Plate 2)

French
about 1638-1639
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1060, only state; Duplessis 1225, only state; IFF 1225; Le Blanc 679

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.6 × 42.5 cm (13 1/4 × 16 3/4 in.) Platemark: 20 × 41.1 cm (7 7/8 × 16 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.944

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in yellow-brown ink, the mark of the MFA Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Provenance

John Evelyn (b. 1620-d. 1706), London. Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873-d. 1957), Chicago; 1944, her gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 8, 1996)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection