Title-Page to "The Joys of Repose"
Not in IFF (but this plate is the title-page to the series IFF 83-87); not in Le Blanc
Sheet: 11 x 15.6 cm (4 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark, with corners cut off)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Engraved in the plate, a four-line poem, "Comme quand un mal nous possedde . . ."
Verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)
William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900
Bequest of William Perkins Babcock