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The Garter

Artist:
Salvatore Tresca (Italian, Palermo 1750?–1815 Paris)
Artist:
After Louis Léopold Boilly (French, La Bassée 1761–1845 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1810
Medium:
Engraving with stippling and etching; printed in pink, brown, black, green, and blue inks
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/8 x 7 7/8 in. (34 x 20 cm) Image: 11 x 7 3/16 in. (27.9 x 18.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harry G. Friedman Bequest, 1967
Accession Number:
67.539.222
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered below image, left: L. Boily pinxit. [sic]; right: S. Tresca sculp.; center: La Jarretière / A Paris chez l'Auteur, Rue des Mathurins, No. 334.
Written in graphite on verso, lower right: Mars Paris 1905 / fr. ax.; at center: SFS

Marking: Collector's mark of Frederic R. Halsey (Lugt 1308) stamped in black ink on verso, lower left
Purple stamp on verso, lower center: MFA [with black ink 'x']
Frederic R. Halsey (American, 1847–1918); Vendor: Rockman Prints (New York)
Harrisse 112.325; Le Blanc IV.54.6
Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. 6, p. 54.

Henry Harrisse L.-L. Boilly, peintre, dessinateur et lithographe: Sa vie et son œuvre, 1761–1845. Société de Propagation des Livres d'Art, Paris, 1898, cat. no. 325, p. 112.



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