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Allegory of Intelligence, Will, and Memory

The Faculties of the Mind

1625
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688), After Simon Vouet (French, 1590–1649)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 259, only state; Le Blanc 170; Montaiglon 372

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.3 × 37.7 cm (21 3/4 × 14 13/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

M17898

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 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