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Frontispiece-Title to Jean Desmarets de Saint-Sorlin, "La Vérité des fables ou l'Histoire des dieux d'antiquité"

1648
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 327, i/iii; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 324

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.5 × 9.3 cm (6 1/8 × 3 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17890

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left-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