Joannis Morvillerii Episcopi Aurelieanensis Vera Effigies [Bishop Jean de Morvillier]

Method Copper engraving
Artist C. David
Published published by P. Chevalier, Paris,1625.
Dimensions Image 97 x 75 mm
Notes Portrait of Bishop Jean de Morvillier, bust-length, turned to the right, in oval; illustration to Coste's 'Histoire Catholique' (Paris 1625, p.426). c.1625. One of the seven illustrations engraved by David for 'Histoire Catholique...', published by P. Chevalier in Paris in 1625.

Portrait encircled with the text: "Si fractus illabatur orbis, Impa vidam ferient ruinæ". -- Hor. iii. Od. iii. 7.
If the world broken should upon her fall, The ruines may her strike, but not appall.
Framing unmounted
Price £15.00
Stock ID 15652