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Fifty-two Heads Showing by Astronomical Rules what Adventures may Happen in the Course of Human Life, Plate 3

1620
Unidentified artist, French, 17th century, Formerly attributed to Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc (Mellan) 158

Dimensions

Sheet: 22 × 16.2 cm (8 11/16 × 6 3/8 in.) Platemark: 21.7 × 15.8 cm (8 9/16 × 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

M17908.3

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, 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