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The Wedding Present

Artist:
After Louis Léopold Boilly (French, La Bassée 1761–1845 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1815
Medium:
Etching with stippling and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 9/16 x 12 5/8 in. (42.1 x 32 cm) Image: 13 9/16 x 11 1/8 in. (34.4 x 28.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1950
Accession Number:
50.567.55
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered below image, center: Le Présent de Noce. / A Paris chez Bonnefoy, Rue Haute-feuille No. 36.
Written in graphite on verso, lower right: Mars Paris 1907 / fr. LX

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
Vendor: The French Institute Library
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