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Theology Thesis of Antoine Talon (one of six plates, of Hercules seated)

1648
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 292 [one of six plates] [only state of this plate]; Le Blanc 164; Montaiglon 285

Dimensions

Sheet: 48.2 × 28.8 cm (19 × 11 5/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P4551

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund