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Portrait of Abel Servien

about 1648-1660
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 196, ii/ii; Le Blanc 261, ii/ii; Montaiglon 232

Dimensions

Sheet: 24 × 19 cm (9 7/16 × 7 1/2 in.) Platemark: 23.8 × 18.8 cm (9 3/8 × 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M17814

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-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