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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 3/16 × 7 11/16 in. (25.8 × 19.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.473
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
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Petitjean & Wickert 356-67.212 iii/iii; Adamczak 162.73
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