Requires Photography

Statue of Portia

1670
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 243, ii/ii; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 159

Dimensions

Sheet: 43.5 × 32.6 cm (17 1/8 × 12 13/16 in.) Platemark: 39.9 × 28.9 cm (15 11/16 × 11 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P4558

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund