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The Blind Hurdy-Gurdy Player

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Inscription

l.l. etched: "Bellange. fecit."; l.r., engraved: "Le Blond excud"

Provenance

Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil (1778-1864, Paris, Lugt 2200); William H. Schab, New York; from whom purchased by MFA, 11 April 1940.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 45; Walch 21; Reed-Worthen 27; second state

Dimensions

Platemark: 29.7 x 17.4 cm (11 11/16 x 6 7/8 in.); Sheet: 30.1 x 17.7 cm (11 7/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.164

Medium or Technique

Etching and burin, squared in pencil, second state

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