The Sudarium

1649
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 021, ii/ii; Le Blanc 33, ii/iii; Montaiglon 25

Dimensions

Sheet: 65.8 × 47.6 cm (25 7/8 × 18 3/4 in.) Platemark: 43.5 × 31.9 cm (17 1/8 × 12 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M5894

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This is a modern (late eighteenth- or nineteenth-century) impression, on wove paper. The plate has been in the Calcographie Royale in Brussels since 1947.

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Charles Sumner, Boston (1811-1874); his bequest to the MFA April 27, 1874

Credit Line

Sumner Bequest