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The Muleteer on the Via Appia

1640s
Jan Both (Dutch, about 1618–1652)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 6; Dutuit 6, Hollstein 6, intermediate state between iii/vi and iv/vi (?- with the artist's name, but before the number)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24 x 31.4 cm (9 7/16 x 12 3/8 in.) Platemark: 19.7 x 27.6 cm (7 3/4 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P8301

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Neville Davison Goldsmid, The Hague (1814-1875)(Lugt 1962); verso, bottom center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Neville Davison Goldsmid, The Hague (1814-1875)(Lugt 1962); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund