Requires Photography

Portrait of Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac

1665
Guillaume Vallet (French, about 1634–1704)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 5

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.5 × 20.9 cm (13 3/16 × 8 1/4 in.) Platemark: 29.6 × 19.5 cm (11 5/8 × 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P4623

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1896, by inheritance to his son, Charles Sewall; 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA [see Note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund