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Portrait of Henri III, King of France and Poland

Artist:
Anonymous, German, 19th century
Sitter:
portrait of Henri III, King of France and Poland (1551–1589)
Date:
1574
Medium:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
14 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (36.8 x 28.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Max G. Wildnauer Fund and Gift of Mrs. Gardner Cassatt, by exchange, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.504
Not on view
True Likeness of the Most Christian Henri III, King of France and Poland

Inscription: (across top): Ware Contrafeitung des aller Christlichsten Henrici III/ koenigs in Franckreich und Polen. MDLXIIII. (At top right): Grossgluck dir gonnet Gott fur war/ [11 additional lines]. (Underneath the 12 lines): Seines alters im 24. jar/ Wie er damals zu/ Venedig entpfangen/ wirt der leser in/ hierzu gedruckten bogen bericht.
Vendor: Lutz Riester (Freiburg)
Strauss, The German Single-Leaf Woodcut 1550-1600, vol. 3, App. B, p. 1340 (impression in Berlin with additional and different inscriptions)
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