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Portrait of Leonardos Philaras (portrait plate only, without the text plate)

about 1651
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 188, ii/iv; Le Blanc 251; Montaiglon 224

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.7 × 18.9 cm (9 5/16 × 7 7/16 in.)(with thread margins all around)

Accession Number

P4574

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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