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Frontispiece-Title to Jean Desmarets de Saint-Sorlin, "L'Office de la Vierge Marie mis en vers . . . " (An Oval Medallion with the Head of an Angel)

1645
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 326, i/ii; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 309

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.6 × 6.3 cm (4 3/16 × 2 1/2 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

M17875

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, 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