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Smell

Series/Portfolio:
The Five Senses (Les Cinq Sens)
Artist:
Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1638
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/16 × 12 15/16 in. (26.2 × 32.8 cm) Plate: 10 3/16 × 12 13/16 in. (25.8 × 32.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.49.24
Not on view
L'Odorat

Inscription: Lettered in plate, within image, lower left: Flora rosis vario...ad astra famae / ABosse jn. et fe.; center: ODORATVS. / L'ODORAT.; lower right: Quand au matin...ce des fleurs / A Paris, chez Mel. Tauernier demeurant en l'isle du Palais, à la Syhere.
Vendor: Francisque Lefrançois, Paris
Duplessis 91.1073; Lothe 278.318
Georges Duplessis Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Abraham Bosse. Paris, 1859, cat. no. 1073, p. 91.

Sophie Join-Lambert, Maxime Préaud Abraham Bosse: Savant graveur. Exh. cat., Bibliothèque nationale de France; Tours: Musée des beaux-arts. 2004, cat. no. 165, p. 194, ill.

José Lothe L'oeuvre gravé d'Abraham Bosse. Graveur parisien du XVIIe siècle. Paris, 2008, cat. no. 318, p. 278, ill.



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