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Armand-Jean Duplessis, Cardinal Richelieu (1585–1642)

Artist:
Medalist: Jean Varin (French, 1606–1672)
Date:
1630
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Bronze, brown patina
Dimensions:
Diam. 2 15/16 in. (75 mm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Gwynne M. Andrews, 1931
Accession Number:
31.33.24
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Signature: (at bottom on reverse) WARIN/ .1630

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) AMANDVS IOANNES CARDINALIS DE RICHELIEV (Armand Jean Cardinal de Richelieu); reverse: (in margin) TANDEM VICTA SEQVOR (Conquered at last I follow)
Gwynne M. Andrews (until 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
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