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Gaston Jean Baptiste de Reny, Seigneur de Citry

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Audran, Charles, born 1594 - died 1674 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 3

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, head and shoulders, facing half right, with an oval border surrounded by the figures of Faith, Hope and Charity.

Place of Origin

France (printed)


mid 17th century (printed)


Audran, Charles, born 1594 - died 1674 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'K. Audran sculp / Gaston Jean Baptiste de Renty, Seigneur de Citry. Baron de Landelles mourut a Paris le 24. d’Avril, de l’an 1649, le 37. de son âge.'

Stamped with the marks of the collections of Jean Nicolas de Tralage (d.1699) (Lugt 2454) and of Sydney Vacher (185-1935) (Lugt 2376)


Height: 24.4 cm cut, Width: 16.8 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Gaston Jean Baptiste de Reny, Seigneur de Citry, engraving by Charles Audran, mid-17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris. É Bouillon, 1854-1908.
Bibliothèque National. Inventaire du Fonds Français. Paris: M. le Garrec, 1930.




Portraits; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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