We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of NSW stands.

🛈 In line with NSW Health advice, the Art Gallery is temporarily closed to the public. Stay updated on our social media.

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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Claude Mellan

    Works in the collection

    9

    Share
  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

    • 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

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

Other works by Claude Mellan

See all 9 works