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Title:: Victor Bouthillier Year:: 1651
Artist: Nanteuil, Robert After: Philippe de Champaigne
Medium: engraving Provenance: BB (Lugt 346?); Charles Wickert (L.2569); H. Füssli & Cie. (L.1008)
Period: French 17th Century School/Style:
Catalogs: Petitjean & Wickert 35 i/iii;
Price: $650.00
Description: Fine impression on laid paper with a narrow margin outside the plate mark all around. Various members of the Bouthillier family were protegés of Cardinal Richelieu and received important appointments through him. Victor (1590-1670) was, among other things, Bishop of Boulogne and reported to Richelieu on both religious and economic matters.