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Judith with the Head of Holofernes

about 1630-1660
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 006, only state; Le Blanc 6; Montaiglon 7

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.7 × 12.3 cm (6 15/16 × 4 13/16 in.) Platemark: 16.7 × 11.4 cm (6 9/16 × 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P4554

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund