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Youth

Series/Portfolio:
The Four Ages of Man (Les quatre âges de l'homme)
Artist:
Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)
Publisher:
Jean I Leblond (French, ca. 1590–1666 Paris)
Date:
1636
Medium:
Etching; second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed): 10 7/16 in. × 13 in. (26.5 × 33 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.36.1
Not on view
L'Adolescence

Inscription: Lettered in plate, within image, lower left: ABosse inv. / et fe; above image: a Paris, chez le Blond peintre Ord. du Roy demeurant rue St Denys a la pomme d'or devant les filles penitentes avec Privilege; below image: Ces Amans en...sans se consumer.

Marking: Watermark: [grapes]
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
BN I.502.1079; Duplessis 93.1079; Lothe 273.301
Georges Duplessis Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Abraham Bosse. Paris, 1859, cat. no. 1079, p. 93.

IFF Inventaire du Fonds Français: Bibliothèque Nationale, Départment des Estampes. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, 1930-, cat. no. 1079, 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. 127, p. 158, ill.

José Lothe L'oeuvre gravé d'Abraham Bosse. Graveur parisien du XVIIe siècle. Paris, 2008, cat. no. 301, pp. 273, 324, ill.



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