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A magistrate

Possibly by Christophe Veyrier (1637–1689)
ca. 1675
Bust: white marble
Bust: 29 × 25 in. (73.7 × 63.5 cm); Height (Bust and socle): 37 in. (94 cm); Height (Pedestal): 55 in. (139.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906
Accession Number:
07.225.2a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 549
The ermine collar and mantle establish the subject's rank as a member, perhaps even the president, of one of the provincial French parliaments.
Georges Hoentschel (until 1906; sold to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906; to MMA)
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