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Portrait of Antoine Despeisses

about 1624-1636
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 319, only state; Le Blanc 206; Montaiglon 182

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.3 × 17.7 cm (10 3/8 × 6 15/16 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17795

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper 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