Persian Squire and Page (Courses de Testes et de Bagues)

1670
François Chauveau (French, 1613–1676), After Henri de Gissey (French, 1621–1673)


Catalogue Raisonné

From IFF 1054-1096 (Second Quadrille, p. 32)

Dimensions

Sheet: 40.6 × 28.8 cm (16 × 11 5/16 in.) Platemark: 30.8 × 25.9 cm (12 1/8 × 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.666

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Equestrian feats executed by the king (Louis XIV) and princes in 1662

Inscription

In banderole, in pen and brown ink, "Escuyer & Page Persans."

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

E.H. Ariëns Kappers, Amsterdam; 2002, from whom purchased. (Accession Date: December 18, 2002)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Brent R. Benjamin