Petrus Seguier Fraciae Cancellarius [...]
Engraving with accompanying letterpress sheet, each 470 x 350mm (18½ x 13¾"). Repaired tear to both sheets. Small margins.
Pierre Séguier (1588-1672), chancellor of France from 1635, and a bibliophile whose library was amongst the most valuable of its day. From 'Les Portraits des Hommes Illustres Francois qui sont Peints dans la Galerie du Palais Cardinal de Richelieu' (1660), which was dedicated to Séguier. The book reproduces the portraits of great men hanging in Richelieu's 'Galerie des hommes illustres' by Simon Vouet and Philippe de Champaigne.
[Ref: 39872] £190.00