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Portrait of Pope Urban VIII

1624
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688), After Simon Vouet (French, 1590–1649)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 201, ii/ii; Le Blanc 266; Montaiglon 237

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.1 × 17.1 cm (10 1/4 × 6 3/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17815

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right, 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