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A Woman Seated on a Rock in an Attitude of Prayer

about 1636-1660
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688), Published by [first name unknown] Lenoir (French, active c. 1755-1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 122, a state after the only described state, with the background shaded, the number "117" at the top right, and the inscription "CONFIANCE EN DIEU" and the address of Lenoir Pillot in the lower margin; possibly Le Blanc 128; Montaiglon 113

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.4 × 8.1 cm (4 7/8 × 3 3/16 in.) Platemark: 11.4 × 7.2 cm (4 1/2 × 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

B2677

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock