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Portrait of Jean-François-Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz

about 1651-1662
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 190, ii/ii; Le Blanc 254; Montaiglon 191

Dimensions

Sheet: 34.8 × 23.2 cm (13 11/16 × 9 1/8 in.) Platemark: 34.2 × 22.4 cm (13 7/16 × 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P4563

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund