Opaque watercolor, with shell gold, gold leaf, and with touches of incising, on vellum
378 × 255 mm
Purchased with funds provided by Dr. Sandra Hindman
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King Louis XIV (1638–1715), Versailles. Lord Cawdor, Pembroke, United Kingdom, 19th century. Sold by Ars Libri, Boston, to Arthur (1922–2012) and Charlotte (née Zimmerman) Vershbow, 1984; sold, Christie’s, New York, Apr. 9–10, 2013, lot 55. Sold by Susan Schulman, New York, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2019.
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