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Mercury and Argus

Mercure et Argus

1662
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French (active in Rome), 1600–1682)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 17; Mannocci 42, iii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.7 x 21.6 cm (6 3/16 x 8 1/2 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P4335

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink (almost completely faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund