The Schoolmistress

French
about 1635
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Jean Le Blond I (French, 1590/94–1666)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 1040, only state; Duplessis 1390, only state; IFF 1390; Le Blanc 741

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.6 × 42.5 cm (13 1/4 × 16 3/4 in.) Platemark: 26.3 × 33.1 cm (10 3/8 × 13 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.981

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Schoolmistress, with girl pupils in bedchamber/classroom.
Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé. Pair with 44.980.

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