The Holy Family, with Four Scenes from the Life of Christ

French
about 1629
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1163, only state; Duplessis 13, only state; IFF 13; Le Blanc 16

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.7 × 32.8 cm (10 1/2 × 12 15/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

44.1001

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Madonna adoring child, in frame, surrounded by 4 scenes from the life of Christ. Coat of arms, 3 cocks, on base of frame. Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, upper right-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