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Inscription

upper left in image: DeBoissieu f.; by later hand, upper right on mount in graphite: 5.; by later hand, lower left of mount in graphite: 1ere Epreuve d'eau-forte pure.; by later hand, lower right of mount in graphite: 98. / Impressions of the / etching proofs / are very rare.

Provenance

(James A. Bergquist, Boston); purchased 2000 by NGA.

Bibliography
1878
Boissieu, Alphonse de. J.J. de Boissieu, catalogue raisonne de son oeuvre. Paris: Rapilly; and Lyons: Auguste Brun, 1878.