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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Benigno Bossi, Italian (Arcisate, Italy 1727 - 1806 Parma)
After Ennemond Alexandre Petitot, French (Lyon 1727 - 1801 Parma)
Young Monk
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Jeune Moine à la Grecque
Series/Book Title: Mascarade à la Grecque, plate 9
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
plate: 27 × 18.8 cm (10 5/8 × 7 3/8 in.)
sheet: 41.2 × 29 cm (16 1/4 × 11 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, below image: Jeune Moine a la Grecque
  • inscription: in plate, lower left: Chev.r E. A. Petitot inv.
  • inscription: in plate, lower right: Gravè [sic] par Benigno Boƒsi.
  • inscription: in image, on plinth: [illegible Hebrew or Greek letters]
  • inscription: in plate, upper right: 9
  • inscription: upper right, brown ink: 10
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: Mayor
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: 990573 [in rectangle]
  • inscription: verso, top, graphite, erased: [illegible text]
  • watermark: center of page: fleur-de-lys
  • label: from old mat, printed text: D'après Eurimond Alexandre PETITOT / Lyon 1727-Parme 1801 / Jeune Moine à la Grecque, planche 9 de la suite de 10 pièces intitulées Mascarade à la Grecque, / Parme, 1771. Eau-forte par Benigno Bossi, 270 x 188, grandes marges (Le Blanc 195), belle / épreuve, le no 10 annoté à la plumeet encre brune en haut à droite.
  • inscription: from old mat, graphite: Le Blanc 195 / Filigrauue: Fleur de lys / Petitot (d'aprés Eurimond Alexandre) / "Mascarade à la grecque" 10 pl. / jeune moine à la grecque / Eua-forte par Benigno Bossi, 1771
American Art Market, sold; to [Galerie Paul Prouté, Paris], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2017
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Le Blanc 195
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Acquisition Fund for Prints
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Giorgio Cusatelli, Petitot: un artista del Settecento europeo a Parma, exh. cat., Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo (Parma, 1997), pp. 10-29 [reference citation]

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