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The Head of Christ

1652
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 017, ii/iii or iii/iii (bottom margin lacking); Le Blanc 20; Montaiglon 20

Dimensions

Sheet: 41.9 × 31.8 cm (16 1/2 × 12 1/2 in.)(trimmed within the platemark; lacking the bottom margin)

Accession Number

M17676

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