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Portrait of Alphonse III Delbène, Bishop of Orleans

about 1640-1660
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 152, only state; Le Blanc 277; Montaiglon 181

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.6 × 24.7 cm (12 7/16 × 9 3/4 in.) Platemark: 31.5 × 24.5 cm (12 3/8 × 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P4560

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, 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