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The Moon in its Final Quarter

Series/Portfolio:
Three representations of the moon
Artist:
Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)
Date:
1635
Medium:
Engraving; first state of two
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 1/8 × 5 3/8 in. (23.1 × 13.7 cm) Sheet: 9 3/16 × 5 1/2 in. (23.4 × 14 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1960
Accession Number:
60.634.37
Not on view
Signature: At the lower left, "C. Mellan G. pin. et sc."
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 5, 1993–July 12, 1993.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 14, 2008–October 19, 2008.

Montaiglon 541.377; BN XVII.173.286 i/ii
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