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Frontispiece-Title to The Holy Bible

1642
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688), After Nicolas Poussin (French (active in Rome), 1594–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 294, i/iii; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 306

Dimensions

Sheet: 40.8 × 26.4 cm (16 1/16 × 10 3/8 in.)(with thread margins at the sides; trimmed within the platemark at the top and bottom)

Accession Number

B2665

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock