Le Sculpteur dans son atelier (The Sculptor in his Studio)

Abraham Bosse, French, 1602 - 1676

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about 1642

Etching on laid paper

Sheet: 10 1/8 × 12 5/8 in. (25.7 × 32 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund, the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund, and the Stephen and Constance Spahn "63 Acquisition Fund

2016.24.3

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower center: Voicy la representation d'un Sculpteur dans son Attelier / Les choses dont il forme ses ouurages sont diuerses, de diferente nature, et il y procede en diferentes facons, les dures Com[m]e la pierre et le bois il les faconne en ostant de la matiere auec le cizeau le maillet et au[tr]es outilz, et les molles Comme la Cire et largile, il les faconne en mettant de la matiere avec le poulce et lesbauchoir, fouuent il se fait un modelle de sa penseé com[m]e il en tient a la main et quapres il Coppie en une au[tr]e grandeur / fait aleau forte par ABosse [AB in ligature], a Paris en Lisle du palais, Ian 1642, auec Priuilege

Provenance

Carolyn Bullard Fine Prints and Drawings, Dallas, Texas; sold to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

Blum 204; Duplessis 160.1386; Lothe 264.253

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