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Print, Portrait of Catherine-Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Marquise de Verneuil (1579-1633)

This is a Print. It was print maker: Hieronymus Wierix and published by Paul de la Houve. It is dated 1600 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Marie Torrance Hadden.

It is signed

At bottom left: "Hieronymus / Wierx Sculp / In Septembri / Anno 1600" At bottom left: "Hieronymus Wierx Sculp / in Septembri / Anno 1600" At bottom left: "Avec privil: du Roy / Paul. es de la Houve / excudebat / Au pallaes a Parys"

It is inscribed

At bottom center: "Tout le beau des beautez des empyricques dieux / tout l'honorable port toute la grace exquize / Des' Aultres deitez, son icy, comme es Cieux / Dans l'admirable esprit de cette alme marquize"

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Print, Portrait of Catherine-Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues, Marquise de Verneuil (1579-1633); Published by Paul de la Houve (French, 1575 - 1643); Italy; engraving on laid paper; Museum purchase through gift of Marie Torrance Hadden; 1953-9-3

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