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Portrait of François de Villemontée, Bishop of Saint-Malo

1661
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 206, ii/ii; Le Blanc 272; Montaiglon 243

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.2 × 24.4 cm (13 1/16 × 9 5/8 in.) Platemark: 32.6 × 24 cm (12 13/16 × 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

M17819

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, center, 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