Liberare Captiuos (Visit the Imprisoned), from the series The Seven Works of Mercy

Sebastien Bourdon, French, 1616 - 1671

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1671

Etching and engraving on wove paper

Overall: 17 3/16 × 23 3/16 in. (43.7 × 58.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.971.6.6

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, lower center: VI Liberare Captiuos. Jerem. 40; lower right: Sebastianus Bourdon Monpeliensis; further inscriptions in Latin and French

Provenance

David Tunick, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1971.

Catalogue Raisonne

Robert-Dumesnil, Vol. XI, p. 19, no. 7

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