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Touch

Series/Portfolio:
The Five Senses (Les Cinq Sens)
Artist:
Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)
Publisher:
Melchior Tavernier (French (born Flanders), Antwerp 1564–1641 Paris)
Date:
1635–38
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 9/16 × 13 5/16 in. (26.8 × 33.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.49.26
Not on view
Le Toucher

Inscription: Lettered in plate, below image, left: Solus ego fratrum...fuit ante nihil / ABosse in et fc; center: TACTVS / LE TOVCHÉ; right: Bien que d'un///par l'Atto uchement / A Paris, Chez Melor Tauermier, demeurant en l'Ile du Palais , a la Sphere.

Marking: Watermark on verso, right: grapes
Vendor: Francisque Lefrançois, Paris
Duplessis 1075; Blum 1924 1032; Lothe 2008 321; BN I.502.1075
Georges Duplessis Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Abraham Bosse. Paris, 1859, cat. no. 1075, p. 91.

André Blum L'Oeuvre gravé d'Abraham Bosse. 1924, cat. no. 1032.

IFF Inventaire du Fonds Français: Bibliothèque Nationale, Départment des Estampes. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, 1930-, cat. no. 1075, p. 502.

Sophie Join-Lambert, Maxime Préaud Abraham Bosse: Savant graveur. Exh. cat., Bibliothèque nationale de France; Tours: Musée des beaux-arts. 2004, cat. no. 167, p. 196, ill.

José Lothe L'oeuvre gravé d'Abraham Bosse. Graveur parisien du XVIIe siècle. Paris, 2008, cat. no. 321.



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