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Frontispiece-Title to Cardinal Richelieu, "Traité qui contient la méthode . . ." (Portrait of Cardinal Richelieu)

1651
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 347, i/ii; Le Blanc 256, i/ii; Montaiglon 320

Dimensions

Sheet: 34.9 × 24.5 cm (13 3/4 × 9 5/8 in.) Platemark: 34.8 × 24.3 cm (13 11/16 × 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P4593

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, lower right, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, lower left, 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