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Portrait of Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc

1637
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 185, i/iv or ii/iv; Le Blanc 248, i/ii; Montaiglon 223

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.5 × 14.3 cm (8 7/16 × 5 5/8 in.)(with thread margins all around)

Accession Number

M17811

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Croft Bequest (Lugt 469)

Provenance

The Gardner Brewer Collection; Mrs. Arthur Croft (Caroline A. Brewer)(died 1898); her bequest to the MFA January 1, 1902

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection