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The Virgin and Child Appearing to the Catholic Church

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


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 123, only state; Le Blanc 118; Montaiglon 115

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.6 × 11.9 cm (3 3/8 × 4 11/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

M17741

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left-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