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Atlas Handing the Globe to Hercules

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


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 251, ii/iii; Le Blanc 291, ii/iii; Montaiglon 264

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.5 × 36.8 cm (9 5/8 × 14 1/2 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

M17830

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper right-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