132 of 132 portraits by Pierre Lombart
by Pierre Lombart
line engraving, published 1660
10 3/8 in. x 6 1/8 in. (265 mm x 155 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
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- Pierre Lombart (1612 or 1613-1682), Engraver. Artist associated with 132 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
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