Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pierre Jeannin (1540–1622)

Artist:
Medalist: Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Date:
1618
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Bronze, brown patina
Dimensions:
Diam. 7 3/8 in. (187 mm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.110.35
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Signature: (upside down, below tranche of shoulder) G.DVPRE.F.1618

Inscription: (in margin) PETRVS IEANNIN.REG[is]. CHRIST[ianissimi].A.SECR[etis].CONS[iliarius].ET.SAC[ri].AERA[rii].PRAEF[ectus]. (Pierre Jeannin, member of the privy council of the most Christian King and superintendent of finances)
Adalbert von Lanna (until 1911; sale, Lepke's, Berlin, vol. 3, no. 412, pl. 29) ; Henry Oppenheimer (until 1936; sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, July 28, 1936, no. 320; sold to MMA)
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