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St. Bernard Giving a Rulebook to Young Monks

about 1636-1660
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 062, only state; Le Blanc 56 (as St. Bruno); Montaiglon 57

Dimensions

Sheet: 25 × 34.3 cm (9 13/16 × 13 1/2 in.) Platemark: 24.6 × 34 cm (9 11/16 × 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M17691

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-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