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Portrait of Georges de Scudéry

1654
Robert Nanteuil (French, 1623–1678)


Catalogue Raisonné

Petitjean and Wickert 206, i/iv; Robert-Dumesnil 221, i/ii; Le Blanc 209, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.2 × 19.8 cm (10 5/16 × 7 13/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P4523

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1896, by inheritance to his son, Charles Sewall; 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA [see Note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund