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Portrait of Marie Herinx Helyot

1683
Antoine Masson (French, 1636–1700)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 36, only state (see Note); not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.3 × 11.9 cm (6 13/16 × 4 11/16 in.) Platemark: 15.8 × 10.5 cm (6 1/4 × 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M26678

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The MFA has two impressions of this print, this one and M26677. This impression is an earlier state, before some additional hatching on the subject’s chin and right cheek (the viewer’s left) that appears on M26677.

Markings

Verso, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA Jenkins Bequest (Lugt 4831); verso, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Washington Irving Jenkins, Clinton, Massachusetts (1848-1917); his bequest to the MFA August 1, 1917

Credit Line

Bequest of Washington Irving Jenkins