The Satyrs

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


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 272, iii/iii; Le Blanc 153, i/ii; Montaiglon 328

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.5 × 18.7 cm (9 1/4 × 7 3/8 in.)(with thread margins all around)

Accession Number

2011.1750

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left center, stamped in gray ink, the mark of the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung Veste Coburg (Lugt 451a); verso, lower left-center, stamped in gray ink, the duplicate stamp of the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung Veste Coburg (Lugt 451a); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Probably acquired c.1800 by Duke Franz Friedrich Anton von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750-1806), Coburg, Germany, and became part of the Graphische Sammlung Veste Coburg (Lugt 451a), Germany (Inventory no. IX,80,98); May 10-15, 1929, Veste Coburg duplicates sale, C. G. Boerner, Leipzig, included in lot 1181. November 27, 2003, anonymous sale (Auktion 82), Bassenge, Berlin, lot 5273, sold to James A. Bergquist, Newton, Massachusetts; from whom purchased September 21, 2011

Credit Line

Eleanor A. Sayre Fund