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Portrait of Claude Perrault

about 1670-1685
Gérard Edelinck (French, 1640–1707), After [first name unknown] Vercelin (French, active c. 1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 293, i/ii; IFF 165; Le Blanc 288, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.3 x 19 cm (10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.) Platemark: 24.2 x 17.2 cm (9 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M26631

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Claude Perrault (1613-1688) was a physician, anatomist, and architect.

Markings

Verso, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA Jenkins Bequest (Lugt 4831); verso, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Washington Irving Jenkins, Clinton, Massachusetts (1848-1917); his bequest to the MFA August 1, 1917

Credit Line

Bequest of Washington Irving Jenkins