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Two Angels Seated in the Clouds

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


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 127, ii/ii; not in Le Blanc; Montaiglon 319

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.1 × 7.2 cm (4 3/4 × 2 13/16 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17887

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Claude-Augustin Mariette, Paris (born 1652)(Lugt 1786), 1696; verso, bottom right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Croft Bequest (Lugt 469)

Provenance

Claude-Augustin Mariette, Paris (born 1652)(Lugt 1786), 1696; 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