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Anne of Austria, Queen Mother of France (1601–66) and her son Louis XIV (1638–1715)

Artist:
Medalist: Jean Varin (French, 1606–1672)
Date:
1645
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Bronze, brown patina
Dimensions:
Diam. 3 3/4 in. (95 mm.)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Ogden Mills, 1925
Accession Number:
25.203.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Inscription: (in margin) ANNA.D[ei].G[ratia].FR[anciae].ET.NAV[arrae].REG[norum].RE[gina].R[egens].MATER.LVD[ovici].XIV.D[ei].G[ratia].FR[anciae].ET.NAV[arrae].REG[is].CHR[istianissimi]. (Anne, by the grace of God, Queen Regent of the kingdoms of France and Navarre, Mother of Louis XIV, by the grace of God, most Christian King of France and Navarre)
Ogden Mills (until 1925; to MMA)
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