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Nicolas Brulart de Sillery, Chancellor of France (1544?–1624, Chancellor of France 1607)

Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Diam. 2 3/4 in. (70 mm.)
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Gwynne M. Andrews, 1931
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Signature: (below tranche of shoulder on obverse) G.DVPRE.F.; (incised on tranche of shoulder) 1613

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) NI[colaus].BRVLARTVS A SILLERY FRANC[iae].ET.NAVAR[rae] CANCEL[larius] (Nicolas Brulart de Sillery, chancellor of France and of Navarre); reverse: (in margin) LABOR.ACTVS.IN.ORBEM (The work of the world sets forward).
Gwynne M. Andrews (until 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
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