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Henry IV, kneeling before a prie-dieu: P.7311-R

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Current Location: In storage


Henry IV, kneeling before a prie-dieu


Printmaker: Gaultier, LĂ©onard




History note: John Charrington [Lugt 572]

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Charrington, John


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1610


Plate for Jean MĂ©tezeau's "Les Psaumes de David, mis en vers francois..." Paris 1610? Woodblock text on verso.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

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Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Lugt 572

  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: Timebunt gentes nomen tuum: et / omnes Reges terrae gloriam tuam / Psal.101
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: L. Gaultier sculp
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name
  • Text: Ce grand HENRY, tout l'heure valleur, Clemence, & Grave , / Haussant les Saincts, beaux, faits des siens, Et luy, aux Cieux: / Las! trop tost s'y haussa: pour ces faicts, France, & eux, / Mais son Loys en a.. les faire grace.
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed from woodblock
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.7311-R
Primary reference Number: 135430
Lugt: 572
BN Inventaire (17thC): 363?
Firmin-Didot (Portraits): 820
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 May 2013 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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