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[One of] 10 rural scenes with figures

about 1660-1680
Louis Spirinx (French, 1643–1681)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Wurzbach, Hollstein, or Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.7 × 15.6 cm (4 3/16 × 6 1/8 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

B3406.10

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

There is another impression of this print (B3406.1), with the publication line of Mariette.

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, lower margin, "Des la pointe du iour. . ."; engraved in the plate, bottom right, "1"

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826-d. 1899), Boston, Paris; 1899, his bequest to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock