Portrait of Simon Vouet

1632
François Perrier (French, 1594–1649)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 12, only state; Clark 13; Le Blanc 195

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.2 × 23.6 cm (13 1/16 × 9 5/16 in.) Platemark: 30.8 × 21.4 cm (12 1/8 × 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.18

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

On oval border: SIMON VOVET PARISIENSIS VICTOR.; below, Fran Perier Fecit in.,; Vt monstrat natura deum, sic oemula per te / Ars etiam authorem scit simulare suum. / Anno M.DC.XXXII; Cum Priuilegio

Markings

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

Provenance

James Bergquist, MA; sold to MFA, January 23, 2002.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Richard Wallace