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Atlas Handing the Globe to Hercules

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


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 251, iii/iii; Le Blanc 291, iii/iii; Montaiglon 254

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.5 × 37 cm (9 5/8 × 14 9/16 in.) Platemark: 24.3 × 36.8 cm (9 9/16 × 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M17831

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