The Wallace Collection

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A Patriarch or Prophet
  • Plaque
  • A Patriarch or Prophet
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Limoges, France
  • mid-16th-early 17th century
  • Enamel, foil, flesh tones, black details, gilding and copper, enamelled and gilded, with 'jewels' and enlevage
  • Height: 22.5 cm
    Width: 8 cm
  • Inscription: 'CAR. ICELVI. QVI. EST. FORT. ET. PVISSANT. POVR. SONT. PLEZIR.'
  • C597
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
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Further Reading
  • Probably comte de Nieuwerkerke, 22 January 1868; probably Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.