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Pierre Brebiette was a prolific and important graphic artist in early 17th-century France. His artistic formation is not well-known, but as a boy he may have had direct knowledge of the ongoing decoration of the palace of Fontainebleau. As a young man, he went to Italy where he remained for...

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Provenance

James A. Bergquist (Newton); from whom purchased by MFA, March 26, 2008.

Credit Line

James M. Rabb Acquisition Fund

Diogenes exhorting Alexander to get out of his light

by 1625

Catalogue Raisonné

I.F.F. 204 ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.5 x 16.7 cm (4 15/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.101

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