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Portrait of Esprit Fléchier

about 1698
Gérard Edelinck (French, 1640–1707), After Hyacinthe François Rigau y Ros, called Hyacinthe Rigaud (French, 1659–1743)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 205, only state; IFF 154; Le Blanc 197

Dimensions

Sheet: 21 x 15.6 cm (8 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

M23600

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Esprit Fléchier (1632-1710) was a preacher and author, Bishop of Lavaur (1685-1687) and Nîmes (1687-1710), and a member of the Académie française.

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Horatio Greenough Curtis, Boston (1844-1922); his gift to the MFA November 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Horatio Greenough Curtis