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Portrait of Simon Vouet

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Inscription

On oval border: SIMON VOVET PARISIENSIS VICTOR.; below, Fran Perier Fecit in.,; Vt monstrat natura deum, sic oemula per te / Ars etiam authorem scit simulare suum. / Anno M.DC.XXXII; Cum Priuilegio

Provenance

James Bergquist, MA; sold to MFA, January 23, 2002.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Richard Wallace

1632

Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 12; Clark 13 (first state)

Dimensions

Plate: 30.6 x 21.4 cm (12 1/16 x 8 7/16 in.) Sheet: 32.8 x 23.4 cm (12 15/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.18

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