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Le feu R. Charle

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    R,6.25

  • Title (object)

    • Le feu R. Charle
  • Description

    Portrait of King Charles IX of France, bust-length, turned to the right, wearing hat adorned with feather, doublet with ruff, and pearl necklace; against background of horizontal lines
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1574-1588
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 156 millimetres
    • Width: 102 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with production detail: 'Jacq: GH fe. PGourdelle exc.', title, and four verses: 'Sans qu'il falloit que l'homme engendre de la Terre...'.
  • Bibliography

    • IFF 10 bibliographic details
    • Firmin-Didot 1875-77 undescribed bibliographic details
    • Robert-Dumesnil 1835-71 X.257.48 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits French Royal)

  • Associated names

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    R,6.25

Portrait of King Charles IX of France, bust-length, turned to the right, wearing hat adorned with feather, doublet with ruff, and pearl necklace; against background of horizontal lines  Engraving

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Portrait of King Charles IX of France, bust-length, turned to the right, wearing hat adorned with feather, doublet with ruff, and pearl necklace; against background of horizontal lines Engraving

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