A magistrate

Bust: white marble | 73.7 x 63.5in | c. 1675

Possibly by Christophe Veyrier

The ermine collar and mantle establish the subject's rank as a member, perhaps even the president, of one of the provincial French parliaments.

Credit: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906
Object: 07.225.2a, b

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