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Statue of Venus

1631
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 218, i/ii; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 134

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.7 × 23.2 cm (14 7/16 × 9 1/8 in.)(with 2 mm margin at the bottom, thread margin at the right, and trimmed within the platemark on the other two sides)

Accession Number

M17757

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, 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