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Déclaration de la dixième grande table

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  • Title (object)

    • Déclaration de la dixième grande table
  • Description

    Explanatory key to plate 10 from the funeral of Charles III of Lorraine: ninety-one lines of Latin inscription. 1610/11

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1610-1611
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 442 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 316 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, 91 lines in French and production detail: 'Imprimé à Nancy, Par Blaise André, Imprimeur ordinaire de son Altesse avec permission'.
  • Curator's comments

    For comment on set, see Y,9.113.
    For plate 10 see Y,9.84.

  • Location

    Album/Portfolio Store

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: Funeral of Charles III of Lorraine
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  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

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