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Frontispiece to the Bible

Artist:
Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)
Artist:
After Nicolas Poussin (French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Publisher:
Published by L'Imprimerie Royale
Date:
1642
Medium:
Engraving; first state (?) of three (BN)
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 7/16 x 10 9/16 in. (41.7 x 26.9 cm) plate: 16 1/4 x 10 5/16 in. (41.3 x 26.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.57.31
Not on view
Vendor: Knoedler and Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 5, 2001–January 28, 2002.

Montaiglon 518.306 i/ii; BN XVII.181.294 i(?)/iii
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