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Smell (The Five Senses)

about 1635–1640
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Melchior Tavernier II (French, 1594–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1030, only state; Duplessis 1073, only state; IFF 1073; Le Blanc 562

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.4 × 34.9 cm (10 3/8 × 13 3/4 in.) Platemark: 26 × 32.9 cm (10 1/4 × 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1059.3

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

1930, purchased by MFA. (Accession Date: July 1, 1930)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund