Potrait of Cardinal de Retz (?)

Portrait of a Churchman

late 17th century
Attributed to Robert Nanteuil (French, 1623–1678)


Catalogue Raisonné

Wickes collection catalogue no. 80

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.7 x 12.7 cm (6 9/16 x 5 in.) Framed: 31.4 x 28.6 cm (12 3/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2594

Medium or Technique

Graphite and black chalk on vellum, mouted on thick card

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

In graphite, l.l.: Robertus Nanteuil; l.r.: Faciebat; below: On assure que c'est le Portrait de Fenelon nouvellem'nomine Evequ

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (1876-1964, New York, Paris, Rhode Island); acquired by bequest 1965

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection