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File:Kardinaal de Richelieu.jpg


Title Triple Portrait of Cardinal de Richelieu
Date 1637 or 1642
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 58.7 × 72.8 cm (23.1 × 28.7 in)
room 18
Accession number NG798
Object history This painting was executed in Paris, and sent to Rome as a model to help the sculptor Francesco Mocchi who was making a bust of the Cardinal de Richelieu.

right: De ces deux profilz c[elui] / cy est le meilieur - Of the two profiles, this is the better one

centre: Celui / Resamblant au naturel - This one more like the original
Source/Photographer National Archive


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