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Creator:
Print made by William Faithorne, ca. 1620–1691, British
Published by William Faithorne, ca. 1620–1691, British
Title:

Eminentissimus Armandus Ioannes Du Plessis Cardinalis Richeleus

Additional Title(s):

Portrait of Cardinal Richelieu

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Life of the Famous Cardinal, Duke de Richelieu

Date:
between 1660 and 1690
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 8 x 5 1/16 inches (20.3 x 12.8 cm) and Image (oval): 6 x 4 15/16 inches (15.2 x 12.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, center, around image: "DV. PLESSIS. CARDINALIS. RICHELEVS. etc (flower) EMINENTISSIMUS.ARMANVS. IOANNES. (coat of arms)"; lower right: "G: Faithorne exud"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.1513
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | bird | cap | cardinal | clergy | collar | crest | flowers (plants) | gaze | medal | moustache | portrait | posing | ribbon
Associated People:
Plessis, Armand Jean du, Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu (1585 - 1642), religious official, political official
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41096
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