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Seaside Landscape with a Cowherd, and Sailing Ships in the Distance

about 1685-1695
One of the Perelles (French, active 1625-1695), Published by Pierre Drevet (French, 1663–1738)


Dimensions

Sheet: 14.9 × 23.6 cm (5 7/8 × 9 5/16 in.) Platemark: 11 × 19.2 cm (4 5/16 × 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P4678

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom right, "5"

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; cf. 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