Portrait of Basile Fouquet

1658
Robert Nanteuil (French, 1623–1678)


Catalogue Raisonné

Petitjean and Wickert 075, ii/iii; Robert-Dumesnil (vol. 11, p. 221) 97, i/ii; Le Blanc 76, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.6 × 24.9 cm (12 13/16 × 9 13/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

M26024

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, "M. L'abbé Fouquet"

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, bottom center, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Louis Galichon, Paris (1829-1893)(Lugt 1060); verso, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (b. 1790-d. 1876; Lugt 119), Paris. Louis Galichon (b. 1829-d. 1893; Lugt 1060), Paris. Arthur H. Hahlo & Co., New York; 1915, from whom purchased (Accession Date: November 1, 1915)

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund