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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Claude Mellan, French, 1598–1688

Portrait of Armand Jean du Plessis, Duke and Cardinal de Richelieu

1642

Graphite pencil

Overall: 15.3 × 11.9 cm (6 × 4 11/16in.)
Gift of Edward B. Greene, B.A. 1900
1940.619
Geography: 
Made in France
Culture: 
French
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Collection of Earl Spencer (L. 1539); unidentified; Edward B. Greene.

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