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An image of Minerva guiding the young dauphin by Claude Mellan

Claude Mellan

(France 1598 – 1688)

Title
Minerva guiding the young dauphin
Alternative title:
Minerve, tenant par la main le futur Louis XIV
Year
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
Accession number
241.1988
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

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

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

Exhibition history (2)

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