Requires Photography

The Death of Adonis

about 1624-1636
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 129, ii/iv; Le Blanc 149, a state before i/iii; Montaiglon 119

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.8 × 31.3 cm (9 × 12 5/16 in.) Platemark: 22.2 × 30.6 cm (8 3/4 × 12 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P4557

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, 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