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Les Hommes illustres et grands capitaines françois qui sont peints dans la galerie du Palais Royal

Engraved by François Bignon (French, about 1620–after 1668), After Zacharie Heince (French, 1611–1669)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire 17th, v. 1, pp. 380-82, nos. 50-76


Overall: 47.3 x 36 x 3 cm (18 5/8 x 14 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 27 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Charles de Sercy, 1690) Folio; 60 leaves; contemporary calf (beige phase box).

Coat of arms of Cardinal Richelieu and portraits of notable French rulers and leaders

Paris: Charles de Sercy, 1690


Charles Hitchcock Tyler. Boston, Beverly (1863-1931), by whom bequeathed to MFA, 1933.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler