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The Ball

Artist:
Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)
Publisher:
Published by Jean I Leblond (French, ca. 1590–1666 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1634
Medium:
Etching and engraving; second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed): 10 7/16 × 13 1/2 in. (26.5 × 34.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.2268
Not on view
Le Bal

Inscription: Lettered in plate, within image, lower left: Le Blond excud avec Privilege du Roy; lower right: ABosse in et fe.; below image: Qui ne desireroit...qui ne sont dits.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Tapestry in the Baroque: Threads of Splendor," October 17, 2007–January 6, 2008.

Palacio Real, Patrimonio Nacional. "Tapestry in the Baroque: Threads of Splendor," March 6, 2008–June 1, 2008.

Duplessis 169.1400 ii/ii
Georges Duplessis Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Abraham Bosse. Paris, 1859, cat. no. 1400 ii, p. 169.

Sophie Join-Lambert, Maxime Préaud Abraham Bosse: Savant graveur. Exh. cat., Bibliothèque nationale de France; Tours: Musée des beaux-arts. 2004, cat. no. 93 ii, p. 137, ill.



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