Louis de Saint-Gelais, baron de La Mothe-Saint-Héray, seigneur de Lansac (1512-1589)

Monsieur d'Armagnac
Monsieur de Noaillac ?

about 1561
François Clouet (French, 1510–1572)


Dimensions

Sheet: 30.5 x 20.1 cm (12 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.350

Medium or Technique

Black and red chalk on cream antique laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

François Clouet and studio

Inscription

u.r.: Mom[r] de/[lan]sac

Provenance

William Ponsonby, 2nd Count of Bessborough (died 1793); Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Count of Bessborough (1758-1844) (attributed to Holbein); Edward M. Hodgkins, London; Charle Wickert, Paris (died 1918); George Jay Gould (1864-1923); Mr. Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); acquired April 11, 1946 by the Purchase Fund and Otis Norcross Fund, MFA.

Credit Line

1939 Purchase Fund and Otis Norcross Fund