[France] France [Henri I. de Montmorency.]
Engraving with large margins. 425 x 295mm (16¾ x 7¾").
Henri de Montmorency (1534-1614), Marshal of France, Constable of France, governor of Languedoc from 1563 until his death, Duke of Montmorency from 1579. He sided with the Protestants during the French Religious Wars. He is shown in ornate armour within an alcove with superb architectural details, a strap-work cartouche for a title left blank. On the reverse is a German-text biography relating to another portrait, within an ornate woodcut frame. Published in Jacob Schrenck von Notzing's 'Der aller Durchleuchtigisten und Grossmächtigen Kayser, Durchleuchtigisten unnd Großmächtigen Königen'.
[Ref: 32665] £220.00