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Reference:5843 Cardinal Richelieu, 1630

High-relief bust of Cardinal Richelieu to right, wearing the Cross of the Holy Spirit.

A winged Fame heralding the arrival of carriage, seated in which is a figure about to be laureated.

By Jean Warin.

Bronze, cast. 77 mm.

 

Condition: Extremely Fine

Notes:

A particulary rare variant, with the cardinal wearing the Cross of the Holy Spirit.A very sharp and pleasing cast.

 
£6500
References:

cf. Jones (oval, and pewter) 184.