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Two Putti Carrying a Garland of Fruit, and a Woman's Head

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


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 389, i/ii; not in Le Blanc; rejected by Montaiglon

Dimensions

Sheet: 6 × 16.8 cm (2 3/8 × 6 5/8 in.) Platemark: 5.8 × 16.6 cm (2 5/16 × 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

B2678

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock