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Frontispiece-Title to St. Augustine, "Confessions"

1639
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 300, iii/v; Le Blanc 135, iii/iv; Montaiglon 322

Dimensions

Sheet: 11 × 6.4 cm (4 5/16 × 2 1/2 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17889

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom 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