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Old Man Shading his Eyes with his Hand

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Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876, Paris, Lugt 119), though not included in his sale, Paris, Danlos, Delisle, and Pawlowski, 16 April-12 May 1877; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

An Old Man Raising His Hnd to His Cap

about 1639

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 259; Hind 169 i


Platemark: 13.7 x 11.4 cm (5 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.) Sheet: 13.9 x 11.6 cm (5 1/2 x 4 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint


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