[France] Jule Mazarin.Cardinal, Evèque de Metx, Abbé de Saint Arnoul, de St. Clement et de St. Vincent de la meme ville de Metz...né à Piscina dans l’Abruzze le 14 Juillet 1602; mort d Vincennes le 9 Mars 1661. No. 43.
AParis, chez Blin, Imprimeur en Taille-Douce, Place Maubert, No.17, vis-a-vis la Rue des 3-Portes, A.P.D.R.
Coloured aquatint, with large margins. Plate 247 x 165mm. 9¾ x 6½". Some light spotting.
Plate 43 of an unidentified set: bust portrait of Cardinal Mazarin, slightly turned to the right; within oval, with coat of arms at the bottom Jules Mazarin (1602-1661) the French-Italian cardinal, diplomat and politician who served as the chief minister of France from 1642 until his death. He succeeded his mentor, Cardinal Richelieu. His personal library was the origin of the Bibliotheque Mazarine in Paris.
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