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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, iii/iii; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 324

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.1 × 9.9 cm (6 5/16 × 3 7/8 in.)(with thread margins all around)

Accession Number

B2671

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of J. Duflos (Lugt 702e); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

J. Duflos (Lugt 702e); William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock