Members of the Court Paying Homage to the Dauphin (The Dauphin, Plate 3)

La Joye de la France

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


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1061, only state; Duplessis 1226, only state; IFF 1226; Le Blanc 681

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.6 × 42.5 cm (13 1/4 × 16 3/4 in.) Platemark: 27.7 × 33.9 cm (10 7/8 × 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.945

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Central cartouche at bottom inscribed: “La Joye de la France, dédiée au Roy Louys le juste XIII du nom par son très humble et très obéissant sujet ABosse”
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