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St. Theresa in Ecstasy

1678
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688), After Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (Italian (Naples), 1598–1680)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 324, a state before i/ii, before any inscriptions, and before the vertical hatching in the sky and some additional work on the clouds at the bottom; Le Blanc 117; Montaiglon 104

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.1 × 10.3 cm (4 3/4 × 4 1/16 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17723

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower 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