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Portrait of Alphonse Du Plessis de Richelieu, Cardinal of Lyon

1636
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 192, ii/ii; Le Blanc 255; Montaiglon 228

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.8 × 14.6 cm (8 9/16 × 5 3/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17813

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center 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