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St. Francis of Paola in His Coffin

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


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 079, a state after iii/iii, with Mellan's name and the vertical lines below the image erased, with "No. 8." at the top right, and with "Paris. Bibliothèque Catholique Rue St. Guillaume, No. 15" in the lower margin; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 75

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.9 × 14.8 cm (7 1/16 × 5 13/16 in.) Platemark: 16.6 × 11.5 cm (6 9/16 × 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

B2636

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock