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Maker(s):Nanteuil, Robert
Culture:French (1623-1678)
Title:Natus Galliarum Princeps Pomponius de Bellieure
Date Made:1658
Materials:Engraving in black ink on ivory paper
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:Mat: 18 in x 14 1/4 in; 45.7 cm x 36.2 cm; Sheet: 15 3/8 in x 11 5/8 in; 39.1 cm x 29.5 cm; Plate: 13 7/8 in x 9 3/4 in; 35.2 cm x 24.8 cm; Image: 12 1/2 in x 9 3/8 in; 31.7 cm x 23.8 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1988.14.170
Credit Line:Gift of Helene B. Black (Class of 1931)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Bust length portrait of a man framed by an oval, he faces right at a three quarter view, but looks out at us. He wears a fur collar and his cape s trimmed with fur. A seal is at bottom center, it shows two griffins (?) flankinf a crest with three trefoils. The letters "Natus Galliarum Princeps Pomponius de Bellieure" are inscribed around the oval frame.

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