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Portrait of Antoine Le Pautre (with the frame)

1653
Robert Nanteuil (French, 1623–1678), and Jean Le Pautre (French, 1618–1682)


Catalogue Raisonné

Petitjean and Wickert 107, ii/iv; Robert-Dumesnil 127, ii/iii; Le Blanc 121, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.8 × 31.4 cm (9 3/4 × 12 3/8 in.)(the frame by Le Pautre; trimmed within the platemark) Image: 13.8 × 9.5 cm (5 7/16 × 3 3/4 in.)(oval; the portrait by Nanteuil, printed on the same sheet as the frame)

Accession Number

P4485

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Early provenance not researched; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund