French Sculpture Census

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PILON, Germain
Paris 1535 - Paris 1590

Le Duc de Guise
The Duke de Guise

3d quarter of the 16th century
marble

bust
H. 19 1/2 (with base)

Acc. No. : 67.7
Credit Line : The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund

Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Minneapolis Institute of Art

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Provenance

  • 1967, The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund

Comment

In a letter from the curator of the musée Lorrain, dated to February 25, 1971, he denied the fact that is a representation of Henri de Guise because he hasn't a "balafre" (scar).