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Portrait of Cardinal Guido Bentivoglio

1632
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 316, only state; Le Blanc 190; Montaiglon 169

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.2 × 15.7 cm (8 3/4 × 6 3/16 in.) Platemark: 21.6 × 15.1 cm (8 1/2 × 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1470

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Nathaniel T. Kidder, Boston (died July 13, 1938); his bequest to the MFA October 13, 1938

Credit Line

Bequest of Nathaniel T. Kidder