Artist Robert Nanteuil, French, 1623-1678
Artist after Philippe de Champaigne, Flemish, 1602-1674
Title
  • Henri II d'Orléans, Duc de Longueville
  • Henry d'Orléans, Duke of Longueville (translated title)
Date 1655
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 10 5/8 × 7 1/2 inches (27 × 19.1 cm)
Sheet: 12 1/2 × 9 1/4 inches (31.8 × 23.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S820
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamped, verso: Scripps 1885 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left of image: Champaigne Pin.
Inscribed, lower right: Nantueil Sculpebat.
Inscribed, in plate, around frame of image, clockwise: HENRI D'ORLEANS, DVC DE LONGEVILLE ET D'ESTOVTEVILLE, PAIR DE FRANCE, PRINCE SOVVERAIN DE NEVCHASTEL, &
Inscribed, in plate, in medallion, lower center: C'est la fameux Henry, les Amours de nostre âge, | Ce Prince genereux, humain, vaillant et sage, | Qui des mains de la Gloire a le front couronné; | Il n'est point de grandeur qu'il n'ait eüe en partage, | Mais celle à quoy sur tout il paroist le plus né, | Est celle où le grand sens est joint au grand courage.
June 1885, N.C. Perkins.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)