The Visit to the New Mother (Le Mariage à la ville, Plate 5)

French
1633
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), Published by Melchior Tavernier II (French, 1594–1665)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0120, i/ii; Duplessis 1378, i/ii; IFF 1378, i/ii; Le Blanc 780

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.6 × 42.5 cm (13 1/4 × 16 3/4 in.) Platemark: 26.9 × 34.8 cm (10 9/16 × 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.969

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Mother receiving group of women from bed. “Le travail de l’enfant est un mal si nuisible…”
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