The Sculptor

French
1642
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0204, only state; Duplessis 1386, only state; IFF 1386; Le Blanc 742

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

44.977

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Sculptor showing studio to ladies and gentlemen. “Voicy la representation d’un Sculpteur dans son Attelier…”
Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, left center, 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