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Portrait of Nicolas Fouquet

1660
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 156, i/v; Le Blanc 208, i/ii; Montaiglon 187

Dimensions

Sheet: 34 × 24.2 cm (13 3/8 × 9 1/2 in.) Platemark: 33 × 23.2 cm (13 × 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M26158

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); Frederick Keppel & Co., New York; Horatio Greenough Curtis, Boston (1844-1922); his gift to the MFA April 1, 1916

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis