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Frontispiece-Title to Nicolas Talon, "l'Histoire sainte des roys" (David Mourning the Death of Saul)

1645
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 350, iii/iv; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 310

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.5 × 13.9 cm (8 1/16 × 5 1/2 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17877

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower 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