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The Intaglio Printers

Artist:
Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)
Date:
1642
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 11/16 x 13 3/8 in. (27.2 x 34 cm) Plate: 10 1/4 x 12 13/16 in. (26 x 32.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.67.15
Not on view
Les Imprimeurs en taille-douce

Inscription: Lettered in plate, below image: Cette figure vous montre Comme on Imprime les planches de taille douce / Lancre en est faite d huille de noix...il faut passer sa table avec sa planche entre deux rouleaux; bottom center: faict a leau forte par ABosse a Paris en Lisle du palais lan 1642 , avec privilege
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 6, 1996–July 28, 1996.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "William Blake," March 29, 2001–June 24, 2001.

Duplessis 161.1388
Georges Duplessis Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Abraham Bosse. Paris, 1859, cat. no. 1388, p. 161.

Sophie Join-Lambert, Maxime Préaud Abraham Bosse: Savant graveur. Exh. cat., Bibliothèque nationale de France; Tours: Musée des beaux-arts. 2004, cat. no. 204, p. 226.

Carl Goldstein Print Culture in Early Modern France: Abraham Bosse and the Purposes of Print. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012, fig. no. 2, p. 15, ill.



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