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James Howel Standing in a Forest

Artist:
Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)
Artist:
Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)
Sitter:
Portrait of James Howel (British, 1594–1666)
Date:
1641
Medium:
Engraving of face, hat, hand and collar by Mellan; the rest by Bosse. Third state of four (BN)
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 1/16 x 5 11/16 in. (20.5 x 14.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.3010
Not on view
Frontispiece to Dendrologie ou la Forest de Dodonne

Signature: Below at the left, "C. Mellan et Bosse sculp." On an oak tree, "Robur Britainicum"
Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Montaiglon 446.195 ii/iii; BN XVII.199.338 iii/iv
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