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Portrait of Henry II, King of France

This impression was printed after the plate had two holes drilled in it at the top, on either side of the subject's head.

Marks

Verso, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of the Collection Defer-Dumesnil, Paris (Lugt 739); verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Collection Defer-Dumesnil, Paris (Lugt 739); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); by bequest to Lydia Evans Tunnard, New Haven, Connecticut (1913-1980); her gift to the MFA December 30, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard, in memory of W. G. Russell Allen

1547

Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 5, only state; IFF vol. 1, p. 212, only state

Accession Number

63.2796

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