User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

The Artist's Mother (head and bust: three-quarters right)

Start collecting

Provenance

Edward Peart (1756/58-1824, London and Butterwick, Lugt 891); probably sold Christie's, London, 12 April 1822 (and following days); Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876, Paris, Lugt 119); his sale, Paris, Danlos, Delisle, and Pawlowski, 16 April-12 May 1877, lot 1098; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1628

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 354; Hind 1 ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.6 x 6.3 cm (2 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P715

Medium or Technique

Etching

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints