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St. Ignatius Loyola in Ecstasy

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


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 082, ii/iii; Le Blanc 72, ii/ii; Montaiglon 79

Dimensions

Sheet: 43.5 × 29.3 cm (17 1/8 × 11 9/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

M17706

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1679; verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Croft Bequest (Lugt 469)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1679; 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