- Claude Mellan, 1598-1688, French, printmaker
Death of Adonis
1636 - 1662
Engraving on laid paper
Plate: 21.8 x 30.6 cm (8 9/16 x 12 1/16 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Recto: lettered on plate, Ll: 'Cl. Mellan Gall'. inven[it] et sc[ulpsit]'; in LR: 'cum privilegio'.
Verso: in pencil, LR: The death of Adonis/1st St. avant le dedication; in LL: 1801/ 6232 (6232 underlined)/ now (underlined); in brown ink, UL:F. Gacoet 1826; along bottom on left in pencil: 7
Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth
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