The Pastry Shop (The Trades, Plate 7)

French
about 1635
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Melchior Tavernier II (French, 1594–1665)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1047, only state; Duplessis 1397, only state; IFF 1397; Le Blanc 746

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.6 × 42.5 cm (13 1/4 × 16 3/4 in.) Platemark: 26.4 × 33.9 cm (10 3/8 × 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.988

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Scene in pastry shop. “Par un excez de friandise…” Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, bottom 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