The Printer of Engravings

French
1642
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0205, only state; Duplessis 1388, only state; IFF 1388; Le Blanc 745

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.7 × 32.3 cm (10 1/8 × 12 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

44.979

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Printers in workshop. “Cette figure vous montre Comme on Imprime les planches de taille douce,…”
Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso of mounting sheet, 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