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Christine, reine de Suède

Artist:
Robert Nanteuil (French, Reims 1623–1678 Paris)
Artist:
After Sébastien Bourdon (French, Montpellier 1616–1671 Paris)
Date:
1654
Medium:
Engraving; third state of three (Petitjean & Wickert)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/16 × 7 3/8 in. (25.5 × 18.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.756-2167
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: Christine peut donnes des Loix / Aux Coeurs des Vainqueurs les plus braves, / Mais la Terre a t'elle des Rois / Quoi soient dignes d'en estre Exclaues? / De Scuderi.
At lower left: Bourdon Pin.
At lower right: Nantueil Sculpebat 1654.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Petitjean & Wickert 356-67.212 iii/iii; Adamczak 162.73
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