The Bride Being Led to Her New House (Le Mariage à la ville, Plate 2)

French
1633
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0117, only state; Duplessis 1375, only state; IFF 1375; Le Blanc 776

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.6 × 42.5 cm (13 1/4 × 16 3/4 in.) Platemark: 27.2 × 34.1 cm (10 11/16 × 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.966

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Newlyweds in bed chamber, preparing to undress, with crowd of people. “la Mariée-Ne soyez pas si diligens…”
Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in yellow-brown ink, the mark of the MFA Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Provenance

John Evelyn (b. 1620-d. 1706), London. Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873-d. 1957), Chicago; 1944, her gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 8, 1996)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection