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Statue of Venus Arranging Her Hair

1631
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 217, indeterminate state (impression trimmed within the platemark); not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 133

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.8 × 22.7 cm (14 1/2 × 8 15/16 in.)(with thread margin at the right; trimmed within the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

M17756

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