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Niobe (from Michel de Marolles, Tableaux du Temple des Muses; tirez du cabinet de feu Mr. Favereau...., 1655)
IFF (Brebiette) 272; Le Blanc (Bloemaert) 134; Nagler 18
Sheet: 29.4 x 22 cm (11 9/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Platemark: 25.7 x 18.2 cm (10 1/8 x 7 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching and engraving, proof
Not On View
One of 59 plates by C. Bloemaert for Michel de Marolles, Tableaux du Temple des Muses; tirez du cabinet de feu Mr. Favereau (Paris: Nicolas Langlois, 1655)
Proof for the head-piece for chapter 44, p. 347
This is one of a series of plates by Cornelis Bloemaert (Le Blanc 90-148) engraved for a book by Michel de Marolles, Tableaux du Temple des Muses, published in Paris, 1665. Most of the plates are after artists other then Brebiette.
1999, sold by James A. Bergquist (dealer), Newton, MA, to Sue Welsh Reed, Cambridge, MA; 2018, gift of Sue Welsh Reed to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)
Gift of Sue Welsh Reed