The Wedding Feast (Le Mariage à la campagne, Plate 3)

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


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0964, i/ii; Duplessis 1382, i/ii; IFF 1382, i/ii; Le Blanc 774

Dimensions

Sheet: 28 × 35.5 cm (11 × 14 in.) Platemark: 26.2 × 33.3 cm (10 5/16 × 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.973

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Revellers drinking and “serenading” newlyweds. “Le Marié fera du bruit/Si je vay fluter a sa porte…”
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