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The Grand Gallery of the Chateau of Versailles (frontispiece to Madeleine de Scudéry, Conversaitons nouvelles, Paris: 1684)

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Provenance

Bernard Quaritch Ltd, London, to MFA 2001; no previous ownership provided. Album bound and organized in France about 1770-1775

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Ruth V.S. Lauer in memory of Julia Wheaton Saines

1676–82

Catalogue Raisonné

Jombert 165,1; BNIFF 3061, second state

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.5 x 11.2 cm (6 1/8 x 4 7/16 in.) Image: 14.3 x 9.1 cm (5 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.275.2.385

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