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Allegory in Honor of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor

about 1624-1636
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688), After Cristofano Roncalli (Il Pomerancio) (Italian, c. 1553-1626)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 260, a state before IFF's only described state, before the inscription "Romae, superiorum permissu" at the bottom center; Le Blanc 181; Montaiglon 263

Dimensions

Sheet: 44.1 × 51.9 cm (17 3/8 × 20 7/16 in.)(trimmed inside the platemark, outside the borderline)

Accession Number

M17829

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

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Markings

Verso, upper 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