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St. Bernard Putting a Habit on a Young Monk

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


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 061, only state; Le Blanc 55 (as St. Bruno); Montaiglon 55

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.2 × 35.2 cm (9 1/2 × 13 7/8 in.) Platemark: 24.1 × 34.6 cm (9 1/2 × 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

M17689

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper left-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