The Bride Receiving Wedding Presents (Le Mariage à la campagne, Plate 1)

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


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0962, i/ii; Duplessis 1380, i/ii; IFF 1380, i/ii; Le Blanc 775

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.9 × 35 cm (11 × 13 3/4 in.) Platemark: 25.9 × 33.5 cm (10 3/16 × 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.971

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Women bringing wedding gifts to young woman. “Cette toille large d’une aulne…”
Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, lower 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