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St. Ambrose Prohibiting the Emperor Theodosius from Entering the Church

1681
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 056, only state; Le Blanc 47; Montaiglon 50

Dimensions

Sheet: 43.9 × 30 cm (17 5/16 × 11 13/16 in.)(with c. 1 mm margin at the bottom; trimmed on or within the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

M17685

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