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- Object: Collignei fratres
Portrait of the three Coligny brothers, all seen whole-length and standing side by side; with from left to right Odet de Coligny, Cardinal of Châtillon; Gaspard II de Coligny, Count of Coligny; and François de Coligny, Lord of Andelot; all are seen wearing overgowns, doublets, hoses and stockings; all are bare-headed except for Gaspard, who is wearing a cap. 1579
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Height: 284 millimetres (trimmed)
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- According to the IFF, engraved after a portrait by Pourbus.
The Joconde database records an anonymous 16th century drawing in the Musée Condé, Chantilly (inv. DE PD 372) formerly attributed to Dumonstier, and lists a series of related works: a painting in The Hague, a drawing by François Clouet in the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, and another drawing by Marc Duval also in the BnF.
Also see a plate formerly attributed to the Wierix brothers (for impression in BM see O,10.138).
The copy of Robert-Dumesnil's "Le Peintre Graveur Français" (vol. V, p.60) in the Department of Prints and Drawings bears a related annotation in pencil: "A drawing by Dumonstier of the 3 brothers Coligny, whole-length, is at Stafford House. (?) if the original of this print. See Mrs Jameson's Private Galleries, p.220".
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