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Henri II d'Orléans, Duc de Longueville

Artist:
Robert Nanteuil (French, Reims 1623–1678 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1655
Medium:
Engraving; first state of three (Petitjean & Wickert)
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 5/16 x 7 1/4 in. (26.2 x 18.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Lev Tsitrin, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.416.21
Not on view
Inscription: Surrounding the portrait: HENRI D'ORLEANS, DVC DE LONGVEVILLE ET D'ESTOVTEVILLE, PAIR DE FRANCE, PRINCE SOVVRAIN DE NEVCHASTEL, &c.
At lower left: Champaigne Pin.
At lower right; Nantueil Sculpebat. 55.
At bottom center: C'est le fameux Henry, les Amours de nostre âge, Ce Prince genereux, humain, vaillant et sage, / Qui des mains de la Gloire a le front couronné / Il n'est point de grandeur qui'l n'ait eüe en partage, / Mais cell à quoy sur tout il paroist le plus né, / Est celle où le grand ses est joint au grand courage.
Lev Tsitrin; Donor: Lev Tsitrin
Petitjean-Wickert 248-49.129 i/iii; Adamczak 167.85
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