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The Young Christ

about 1643
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 016, only state; Le Blanc 19; Montaiglon 18

Dimensions

Sheet: 43.6 × 28.8 cm (17 3/16 × 11 5/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17674

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, upper center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Croft Bequest (Lugt 469)

Provenance

The Gardner Brewer Collection [Gardner Brewer (b. 1806-d. 1874), Boston]; Mrs. Arthur Croft [Caroline A. Brewer] (d. 1898); 1898, her bequest to the MFA (Accession Date: January 1, 1902)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection