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Portrait of Gilles Ménage

1652
Robert Nanteuil (French, 1623–1678)


Catalogue Raisonné

Petitjean and Wickert 168, i/iii; Robert-Dumesnil 188, i/ii; Le Blanc 170, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.4 × 19.7 cm (11 9/16 × 7 3/4 in.) Platemark: 19.2 × 12.8 cm (7 9/16 × 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

M26511

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Giuseppe Archinto, Milan (1783-1861)(Lugt 547); verso, lower right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA Jenkins Bequest (Lugt 4831); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Giuseppe Archinto (b. 1783-d. 1861; Lugt 547), Milan. Ambroise Firmin-Didot (b. 1790-d. 1876; Lugt 119), Paris. Washington Irving Jenkins (b. 1848-d. 1917), Clinton, MA; 1917, his bequest to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 1, 1917)

Credit Line

Bequest of Washington Irving Jenkins