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St. John the Baptist in the Wilderness

1629
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 084, ii/iii; Le Blanc 73; Montaiglon 80

Dimensions

Sheet: 41 × 29.9 cm (16 1/8 × 11 3/4 in.) Platemark: 39.1 × 27.7 cm (15 3/8 × 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

B2637

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper right-center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Prince Soutzo, Paris (19th cent.)(Lugt 2341); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Prince Soutzo, Paris (19th cent.)(Lugt 2341); William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock