The Canonization of St. Francis of Paola

French
about 1635
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1234, i/ii; Duplessis 185, i/ii; IFF 185, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.2 × 16.5 cm (9 1/2 × 6 1/2 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

44.999

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Saint and group of figures in a niche, being blessed from heavens. Caption listing saint’s virtues. Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, upper 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