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Portrait of Claude de Marolles

about 1635-1650
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 342, ii/ii; Le Blanc 228; Montaiglon 209

Dimensions

Sheet: 24 × 19 cm (9 7/16 × 7 1/2 in.) Platemark: 23.5 × 18.6 cm (9 1/4 × 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M17805

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Claude de Marolles was the father of the Abbé Michel de Marolles.

Markings

Verso, lower 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