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Philosophy Thesis of Guillaume de Longueil (lower plate)

1646
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 290 (lower plate), iii/iii; Le Blanc 162 (lower plate), ii/ii; Montaiglon 283 (lower plate)

Dimensions

Sheet: 44.4 × 59.4 cm (17 1/2 × 23 3/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark at the top; with thread margins on the other three sides)

Accession Number

M17849.2

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, 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