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The Four Seasons

Artist:
Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)
Date:
mid to late 17th century
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Roundel): 11 3/4 × 11 13/16 in. (29.8 × 30 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.569.1
Not on view
Écran rond aux Quatre Saisons

Inscription: Lettered in plate: [Verses in French on upper middle, far right, lower middle, and far left of disk]; at center [clockwise from top]: L'AUTONNE. L'HYVER LESTE. LE PRINTEMPS.
The National Museum, Stockholm; Vendor: Maurice Rousseau, Paris
Blum 1033; BN I.500.1055; Duplessis 87.1055; Lothe 277.310
Georges Duplessis Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Abraham Bosse. Paris, 1859, cat. no. 1055, p. 87.

IFF Inventaire du Fonds Français: Bibliothèque Nationale, Départment des Estampes. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, 1930-, cat. no. 1055, p. 500.

Sophie Join-Lambert, Maxime Préaud Abraham Bosse: Savant graveur. Exh. cat., Bibliothèque nationale de France; Tours: Musée des beaux-arts. 2004, cat. no. 156, p. 184.

José Lothe L'oeuvre gravé d'Abraham Bosse. Graveur parisien du XVIIe siècle. Paris, 2008, cat. no. 310, p. 277, ill.



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