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Statue of Mercury and an Amoretto

1631
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688), After François Duquesnoy (Flemish (worked in Italy), 1597–1643)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 223, i/ii; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 139

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.7 × 23.2 cm (14 7/16 × 9 1/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17762

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, upper 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