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Michel de Marolles

Artist:
Robert Nanteuil (French, Reims 1623–1678 Paris)
Date:
1657
Medium:
Engraving; first state of three (Petitjean & Wickert)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/16 × 4 15/16 in. (18.2 × 12.5 cm) Plate: 6 1/2 × 4 3/8 in. (16.5 × 11.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.13.15
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: an. aet. 57.
At bottom center: Illustrissimi Viri L. H. Haberti Monmoij libellorum / Supplicum Magistri, E PIGRAMMA in Effigiem / MICHAELIS DE MAROLLES Abbatis de Villeloin. / Nobilitas, Virtus, Pietas, Doctrina MAROLLI / Debuerant Sacrà cingere fronde comam.
At lower right: Nantüeil ad viuum faciebat 1657.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at lower left: Collector's stamp of Max J. Bonn (Lugt 1878)
Max Julius Bonn; Vendor: Knoedler and Co.
Petitjean & Wickert 288.152 i/iii; Adamczak 176-77.106; Robert-Dumesnil IV.147.171.I; Firmin-Didot 1806
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