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Louis XIV as Apollo in His Chariot

about 1655-1660
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 264, ii/iii; Le Blanc 180, ii/iii; Montaiglon 208

Dimensions

Sheet: 24 × 35.4 cm (9 7/16 × 13 15/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17804

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