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Portrait of the Young Louis XIV

about 1644-1646
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 166, only state; Le Blanc 210; Montaiglon 207

Dimensions

Sheet: 27 × 20.9 cm (10 5/8 × 8 1/4 in.)(trimmed in an oval, just outside the third oval borderline)

Accession Number

M17803

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, 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