VHRN Newsnote: Early Portrait of the Cardinal de Retz (Jean-Francois Paul de Gondi) acquired


The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections of DePaul University's John T. Richardson Library has recently acquired a portrait of Jean-Francois Paul de Gondi the famous Cardinal de Retz (1613-1679) The Cardinal, who knew Vincent de Paul from his birth served as archbishop of Paris from 1654-1662. He was a famous Frondeur and memorist. The portrait is attributed to the Dutch painter Jan de Bray (1630-1697).

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