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Louis XIII as Hercules

Artist:
Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)
Publisher:
François Langlois (French, baptized Chartres, 1588–1647 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1635
Medium:
Etching; third state of four (Join-Lambert and Préaud)
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed): 10 3/16 × 12 13/16 in. (25.9 × 32.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.49.35
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, upper center: P.P.P. / FOEDERATORVM VINDICI; lower left: ABoss in et Seculp [five lines of verse in Greek]; right: Pfflchrum eminere est...hac corlum via; bottom right corner: F.L.D. Chartres excud. cum / Privilegio Regis.
Vendor: Francisque Lefrançois, Paris
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 26, 2012–February 24, 2013.

BN I.514.1241; Duplessis 142.1241
Georges Duplessis Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Abraham Bosse. Paris, 1859, cat. no. 1241, p. 142.

IFF Inventaire du Fonds Français: Bibliothèque Nationale, Départment des Estampes. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, 1930-, cat. no. 1241, p. 514.

Sophie Join-Lambert, Maxime Préaud Abraham Bosse: Savant graveur. Exh. cat., Bibliothèque nationale de France; Tours: Musée des beaux-arts. 2004, cat. no. 107 iii, p. 145.



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