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French Judith, an illustration from Pierre Le Moyne's 'La Gallerie des femmes fortes'

Artist:
Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)
Artist:
Gilles Rousselet (French, Paris 1614–1686 Paris)
Artist:
After Claude Vignon (French, Tours 1593–1670 Paris)
Publisher:
Pierre Mariette le fils (French, Paris 1634–1716 Paris)
Date:
1647
Medium:
Etching and engraving with watercolor and gold paint, painted by hand; first state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/16 × 9 7/16 in. (36.3 × 24 cm) Plate: 13 5/8 × 8 11/16 in. (34.6 × 22 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.38
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, below image: VNE Dame Chrestienne et Francoise combat insques à la mort pour sa chasteté: et par / une victoire pareille a celle de Iudith, egale la France à la Iudée. Gregor Turon lib. 9 cap. 27' / Mariette excud. cum privil. Regis; bottom left: Vignon invent.
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
Blum 1507; Duplessis 187.1502; Lothe 485.1452 i/ii
Georges Duplessis Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Abraham Bosse. Paris, 1859, cat. no. 1502, p. 187.

André Blum L'Oeuvre gravé d'Abraham Bosse. 1924, cat. no. 1507.

José Lothe L'oeuvre gravé d'Abraham Bosse. Graveur parisien du XVIIe siècle. Paris, 2008, cat. no. 1452 i, p. 485.



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