Requires Photography

Portrait of Francis I

about 1656
Nicolas Montagne (French, 1631–1706), After Jean Clouet (French, about 1485/90–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 23, only state; Le Blanc 26; Mazel (Morin) 95 (as doubtfully by Morin)

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.3 × 21.2 cm (12 5/16 × 8 3/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P4401

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of John Young, London (died 1874/5)(Lugt 1560); verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Julian Marshall, London (1836-1903)(Lugt 1494); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

John Young, London (died 1874/5)(Lugt1560); Julian Marshall, London (1836-1903)(Lugt 1494); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund