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Buste d'homme en costume contemporain

Bust of a gentleman in contemporary dress

ca. 1525–1530 (?)

limestone

medallion

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 29 in.

Acc. No.: 41.190.479

Credit Line: Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, August 10, 2011

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Provenance

  • Château d'Assier (inner facade), Lot, built between 1526 and 1535 for Galiot de Genouillac, Grand Maître de l'Artillerie and Grand Ecuyer de François I (château acquired by the French Government in 1934)
  • Jacques Galiot de Genouillac
  • 1941, Bequest of George Blumenthal (1858-1941)

Related works

  • The dealer Brummer had two medallions apparently from the same series (now at Raleigh, Duke University?).
    See also the two medallions, Medallions with the bust of a man, and of a woman, Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, no. 47.1452 and 1453.