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Bust of a Roman Woman

about 1669-1672
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 248, i/iii; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 164

Dimensions

Sheet: 40 × 28.7 cm (15 3/4 × 11 5/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark, or with thread margins)

Accession Number

M17785

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, 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