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And His House Is on Fire (Ysele quema la casa)

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Provenance

William P. Babcock (1826-1899, born in Boston, lived in Paris, Lugt 207); acquired by bequest to the MFA, 12 June 1900.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Drawn and etched 1797–98, published 1799

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 053, II; Delteil 055

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.9 x 15.4 cm (8 5/8 x 6 1/16 in.) Sheet: 30.0 x 20.0 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

B4165.18

Medium or Technique

Etching, burnished aquatint, and drypoint; from a bound, pre-publication set of trial proofs (80 leaves)

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints, Bound Sets