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A Barnyard Scene

about 1624-1636
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 283, ii/ii; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 375

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.3 × 19.4 cm (5 1/4 × 7 5/8 in.)(trimmed irregularly within the platemark; lacking c. 5-8 mm at the top, and c. 13 mm at the bottom)

Accession Number

M17901

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Croft Bequest (Lugt 469)

Provenance

The Gardner Brewer Collection; Mrs. Arthur Croft (Caroline A. Brewer)(died 1898); her bequest to the MFA January 1, 1902

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection