The Etcher and the Engraver

French
1643
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0356, only state; Duplessis 1387, only state; IFF 1387; Le Blanc 744

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.7 × 32.2 cm (10 1/8 × 12 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

44.978

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Engravers in studio. “Graveurs en taille douce au Burin et a L’eaue forte…”
Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, left center, 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