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Jean-Louis de Nogaret de Lavalette, Duke of Épernon, colonel general of infantry (1554–1642)

Artist:
Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Date:
1607
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Bronze, brown patina
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 1/4 in. (57 mm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Gwynne M. Andrews, 1931
Accession Number:
31.33.21
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Signature: (behind head on obverse) G DVPRE F 1607

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) I[oannes].L[udovicus].A.LAVALETA.D[ux].ESPERN[oni].P[rovinciae].ET.TOT[ius].GAL[liae].PEDIT[um].PRAEF[ectus] (John-Louis de Lavalette, Duke of Épernon, governor of Provence and colonel-general of French infantry); reverse: (in margin above) INTACTVS.VTRINQVE (By either unharmed)
Gwynne M. Andrews (until 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
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