Portrait of Virginia da Vezzo

1626
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 205, i/iii; Le Blanc 271; Montaiglon 257

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.6 × 7.9 cm (4 9/16 × 3 1/8 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P4587

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Virginia da Vezzo was the wife of Simon Vouet.

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund