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Portrait of an Ecclesiastic

French School

European Art

ARTIST French School
MEDIUM Oil on canvas
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES 18th century
    DIMENSIONS 50 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. (128.3 x 72.4 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed left side of folded leaf: "Le R.P. Pierre Marie Cam[illeg.]/[illeg.] chanfse [?] appelle [illeg.]/René de Badelievre-[illeg.]/Apres avoir et [ ?] nommé visiteur des/Missions en a [illeg.]gleterre et en irlande, eta-/assistant general de son ordre, chargé par/le pape Benoît 13 d'une commission honorable/dans la lombardie et le boulonois, et destiné par/Sa Sainteté a un Evasché, qu'il refusa mourat [ ?]/a Digne [ ?] age de 62 ans et inhumé en --/l'église de Sonco [illeg.] ent de rouen fondé par/ Ses ancetres. Inscribed on another leaf of paper above and to right first one is an upside-down illegible inscription.
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 82.80
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the New York City Police Department
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION French School. Portrait of an Ecclesiastic, 18th century. Oil on canvas, 50 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. (128.3 x 72.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the New York City Police Department , 82.80 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 82.80_bw.jpg)
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