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The Holy Family

about 1636-1660
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 015, iii/iii; Le Blanc 23; Montaiglon 15

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.5 × 30.1 cm (8 7/16 × 11 7/8 in.)(with 1-2 mm margins at the sides and bottom; trimmed within the platemark at the top)

Accession Number

B2628

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock