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The Annunciation to the Shepherds

about 1640-1655
Sébastien Bourdon (French, 1616–1671), Published by Louis Boissevin (French, c. 1610 - 1685)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 11, ii/ii; Ponsonailhe 11, ii/ii; IFF 11; Le Blanc 6, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.9 x 13 cm (6 5/8 x 5 1/8 in.)(trimmed 3-4 mm at the bottom; with thread margins on the other three sides)

Accession Number

B707

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock