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Portrait of Esprit Fléchier

about 1687-1700
Gérard Edelinck (French, 1640–1707), After Hyacinthe François Rigau y Ros, called Hyacinthe Rigaud (French, 1659–1743)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 206, ii/iii; IFF 155; Le Blanc 198, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 13 x 8.2 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/4 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

M26598

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 center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA Jenkins Bequest (Lugt 4831); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Washington Irving Jenkins, Clinton, Massachusetts (1848-1917); his bequest to the MFA August 1, 1917

Credit Line

Bequest of Washington Irving Jenkins