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in image around portrait: SIC OCVLOS PRAES. SIC ORA. BROAE FEREBAS CVRIAE AMOR CLERI LAVS, INOPVMQVE SALVS; lower right in plate: Thomas de Leu fec.; BONUS DE BROE Turnonensis, Sacerdos et Abbas / In senatu Paris. Castissime Sedit Proesedis Ann duo detriginta. / Senator dein Prases prima Inquisitionum classis. Vixit An. 64. / Mens G. D. 20 Fato cessit Kal. Mart. 1588 / Petrus De Montchal Avunculi memo CC; by later hand, verso in brown ink: LE(?); by later hand, lower center verso in graphite: Thomas de Leu / Bon de Broé President de Parlément / 1st state l u v B. N. 251 i/iv

Provenance

Leo Steinberg, New York (1920-2011); Estate of Leo Steinberg, New York; gift to NGA, 2011.

Bibliography
1967
Robert-Dumesnil, A.P.F. Le peintre-graveur francais, ou catalogue raisonne des estampes gravees par les peintres et les dessinateurs de l'ecole francaise, ouvrage faisant suite au peintre-graveur de M. Bartsch. Reprint (11 vols. in 6). Paris: F. deNobe: no. 328, i/iii