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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: 19.4 × 13 cm (7 5/8 × 5 1/8 in.) Platemark: 19.2 × 12.8 cm (7 9/16 × 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P4506

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, lower left-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