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The Grand Parterre de la Demi-Lune at the Château de Richelieu

about 1625-1695
One of the Perelles (French, active 1625-1695), Possibly by Adam Perelle (French, 1640–1695), Published by Jean Mariette (French, 1660–1742)


Dimensions

Sheet: 21.4 × 30.8 cm (8 7/16 × 12 1/8 in.) Platemark: 18.1 × 27.5 cm (7 1/8 × 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6690

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; cf. Lugt 1309), New York; 1896, by inheritance to his son, Charles Sewall; 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA [see Note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund