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Portrait of Louis Hesselin (with the frame)

about 1650
Robert Nanteuil (French, 1623–1678), and Jean Boulanger (French, 1608–1680)


Catalogue Raisonné

Petitjean and Wickert 087b, ii/ii; Robert-Dumesnil 109, only state; Le Blanc 104, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.8 × 37.1 cm (11 3/4 × 14 5/8 in.)(includes the oval portrait by Nanteuil and the decorative frame by Boulanger) Image (the engraved portrait by Nanteuil, not including the surrounding frame): 15.1 × 11.8 cm (5 15/16 × 4 5/8 in.)(oval)

Accession Number

M21395

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

PDP Register entry: Date acquired, 9/1/1910 [exact to month]

Credit Line

Gift of George R. Shaw