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Allegory with the Arms of Potier and Harlay de Champvallon

about 1636-1660
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 270, iii/iii; Le Blanc 297, iii/iii; Montaiglon 270

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.5 × 23 cm (7 5/16 × 9 1/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

M17839

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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