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Title

Minerva guiding the young dauphin

1640


Artist

Claude Mellan

France

1598 - 1688


Details


Alternative title

Minerve, tenant par la main le futur Louis XIV


Date

1640


Media category

Print


Materials used

engraving


Dimensions

20.7 x 14.4 cm platemark; 22.0 x 15.5 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., [incised plate] "C.Mellan.../... 1640".


Credit

Purchased 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

241.1988


Artist information

Claude Mellan

Works in the collection

9


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • Piety and Paganism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jul 1991–29 Sep 1991

  • Le Grand Siècle, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 16 Jun 1997–17 Jul 1997


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin, Piety and Paganism, Sydney, 1991, 14. no catalogue numbers

Peter Raissis, Le Grand Siècle, Sydney, 1997, 5. no catalogue numbers