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A dedicatory sonnet in gold ink to the Queen: PD.217-1994.f.5

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

A dedicatory sonnet in gold ink to the Queen

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Pinet, Antoine du

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Notes

History note: Louise de Lorraine, Queen of France; Paul Girardot de Prefond; Thomas Philip, 2nd Earl de Grey, by descent to Baroness Lucas of Crudwell and Dingwall

Legal notes

Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H.M. Government, and allocated to the Museum.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1994) by H.M. Government

School or Style

French

Components of the work

Sheet Size Height 204 mm Width 139 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A LA ROYNE / Au gay printemps la terre plus feconde / Toujours produit un esmail renaissant / De toute fleurs qui peu a peu croissant / Se Germe en fruits pour lusage du monde. / Ainsi Madame, ou tout honneur habonde / Ces belles fleurs dont je vous fait present / Est un signal de combien est plaisant / Votre venue a la Gaule faconde / Et de l'espoir qu'avons de voir en bref / Es Fleurs du Lys produire un vre chef / Le fruict heureux de sa vertu divine: / Vertu je dis, qui jusques au pinots / De ces hauts cieux remplira de son los / Tout le contour de la ronde machine.

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.217-1994.f.5
Primary reference Number: 30061
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 December 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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