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Louis de Saint-Gelais, baron de La Mothe-Saint-Héray, seigneur de Lansac (1512-1589)

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Inscription

u.r.: Mom[r] de/[lan]sac

Provenance

William Ponsonby, 2nd Count of Bessborough (died 1793); Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Count of Bessborough (1758-1844) (attributed to Holbein); Edward M. Hodgkins, London; Charle Wickert, Paris (died 1918); George Jay Gould (1864-1923); Mr. Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); acquired April 11, 1946 by the Purchase Fund and Otis Norcross Fund, MFA.

Credit Line

1939 Purchase Fund and Otis Norcross Fund

Monsieur d'Armagnac

Monsieur de Noaillac ?

about 1561

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.5 x 20.1 cm (12 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.350

Medium or Technique

Black and red chalk on cream antique laid paper

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