The Return from Baptism (Le Mariage à la ville, Plate 4)

French
1633
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0119, i/ii; Duplessis 1377, i/ii; IFF 1377, i/ii; Le Blanc 779

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.6 × 42.5 cm (13 1/4 × 16 3/4 in.) Platemark: 26.7 × 34.2 cm (10 1/2 × 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.968

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Group of women and children, returning from Baptism to mother in bed.
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