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Portrait of James Howell Standing by a Tree

1641
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688), and Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF (Mellan) 338, iii/iv; not in Le Blanc (Mellan); Montaiglon 195; IFF (Bosse) 1243; Le Blanc (Bosse) 791, ii/ii; Duplessis 1243; Blum 197; Lothe 1309

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.6 × 14.6 cm (8 1/8 × 5 3/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

51.451

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

James Francis Driscoll, Brookline, Massachusetts (1875-1959); his gift to the MFA March 8, 1951

Credit Line

Gift of J. Francis Driscoll