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Identification and Creation
Object Number
R1434
People
Claude Mellan, French (Abbeville 1598 - 1688 Paris)
Title
Title Page of the New Testament
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Titre-front. pour: [Bible. Nouveau Testament en grec.]
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
17th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/240840
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: JWR[transcribed from original mount]: 2nd proof before the inscription on the tablet but
    with M's name. First proof is before inscript.
    within wreath and M's name at side of tablet. Not
    in Nagler.
Provenance
John Witt Randall, bequest to his sister.
Belinda Lull Randall, sister of John Witt Randall, gift to Harvard University, 1892.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/iv
Standard Reference Number
Préaud 295; de Montaiglon 307
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Object Number
R1434
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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