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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G2582
People
Jean Massard, French (Bellême 1740 - 1822 Paris)
After Anthony van Dyck, Flemish (Antwerp, Belgium 1599 - 1641 London)
Title
The Most Beautiful of Mothers
Other Titles
Original Language Title: La plus belle des mères
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/278532
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
Image: 44 × 31.9 cm (17 5/16 × 12 9/16 in.)
Plate: 53 × 36 cm (20 7/8 × 14 3/16 in.)
Sheet: 54.5 × 38.1 cm (21 7/16 × 15 in.)
Provenance
Francis Calley, Gray, bequest; to William Gray, his nephew, 1856, gift; to Harvard University, 1857
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
iv (?)
Standard Reference Number
Andresen 3; LeBlanc 4
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G2582
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Explication des peintures, sculptures et gravures, de Messieurs de l'Académie Royale…, exh. cat., De l'Imprimerie de la Veuve Hérissant (Paris, 1785), no. 320 [not Harvard impression]

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