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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M15107
People
Claude Mellan, French (Abbeville 1598 - 1688 Paris)
Title
Sudarium of Saint Veronica, with the Face of the Thorn-Crowned Savior
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Le Sainte Face
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1649
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/272230
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
Préaud 21; de Montaiglon 25
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Horvitz in memory of David Horvitz
Accession Year
1972
Object Number
M15107
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Martin Kemp, “Coming into Line: Graphic Demonstrations of Skill in Renaissance and Baroque Engravings” In Sight & insight: essays on art and culture in honour of E.H. Gombrich at 85, ed. John Onians, Phaidon Press Limited (London, 1994), pp. 240-241, repr. as pls. 113-115 [not Harvard impression, related bibliography]

William B. MacGregor, "The Authority of Prints: An Early Modern Perspective", Art History, Blackwell Publishers (Oxford, UK and Boston, USA, September 1999), vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 389-420, pp. 415-416, repr. as pl. 35 [not Harvard impression, related bibliography]

Exhibition History

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 11 Rotation 2), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 10/07/2011 - 11/05/2011

Critical Printing, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/31/2019 - 01/05/2020

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