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Frontispiece to Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, Recueil de Novvelles lettres ... (Minerva and Cupid)

1637


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 302, ii/ii; Le Blanc 171; Montaiglon 298

Dimensions

Sheet: 16 × 10.4 cm (6 5/16 × 4 1/8 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17857

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