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Frontispiece-Title to Tristan L'Hermite, "Les Amours de Tristan"

1638
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 352, ii/iii; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 327

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.5 × 15 cm (6 7/8 × 5 7/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark at the top and bottom; with c. 3 mm margins at the sides)

Accession Number

B2672

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 Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower right, 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