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Portrait of Armand-Paul du Plessis, cardinal de Richelieu

1657
Robert Nanteuil (French, 1623–1678), After Philippe de Champaigne (French, 1602–1674)


Catalogue Raisonné

Petitjean and Wickert 200, ii/iv; Robert-Dumesnil 218, ii/iii; Le Blanc 202, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.2 × 29.9 cm (15 1/16 × 11 3/4 in.) Platemark: 34.7 × 27 cm (13 11/16 × 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P4520

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James (mid-19th cent.; Lugt 1425), Knowbury Park, Shropshire. Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816-d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1896, by inheritance to his son, Charles Sewall; 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA [see Note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund