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Frontispiece-Title to Marcello Giovanetti, Poesie...

Apollo with a Lyre

about 1626
Unidentified artist, French, 17th century, Copied after Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 332 (copy in reverse); not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 294 (copy in reverse)

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.2 × 6.9 cm (4 13/16 × 2 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17852

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Claude-Augustin Mariette, Paris (b. 1652)(Lugt 1786), 1670; verso, upper center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Croft Bequest (Lugt 469)

Provenance

Claude-Augustin Mariette, Paris (b. 1652)(Lugt 1786), 1670; 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