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Frontispiece-Title to The New Testament (Two Angels Holding a Plaque on which is Inscribed "NOVVM JESV CHRISTI TESTAMENTVM")

mid 17th century
Unidentified artist, French, 17th century


Dimensions

Sheet: 36.3 × 23.1 cm (14 5/16 × 9 1/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17907

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

At bottom of plate, "PARISIIS ANNO. MDCXL. E TYPOGRAPHIA REGIA."

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, upper 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