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Publisher: RANSONNETTE, N.
Title: Nostradamus fils, fait voir dans l'avenir à Marie de Medicis le thrône des Bourbons qui lui est destiné. . .
Published in: Paris, ca. 1780
   
Size: 16.3 x 13.2 inches.
41.5 x 33.5 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Brown paper, foxing and water staining. Size of the sheet 540mm x 420mm.
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Engraving by Pierre Nicolas Ransonnette (1745-1810) showing Caesar Nostradamus who reveals to Marie de' Medici a vision of King Henri IV as her future husband. The cabinet containing books, vessels, distilling apparatus and a telescope. He pulls aside a curtain to reveal a vision of King Henri IV enthroned in the rays of the sun.

A cupid holding a torch flies out of the vision towards Marie, bringing her a crown of flowers. Caesar Nostradamus (César de Nostredame) was a historian of Provence.

The episode appears to have been fabricated by Ransonnette for the dedicatee, the Comte de Provence, subsequently King Louis XVIII King Henri IV married Marie de' Medici in 1600. Their son was King Louis XIII of France.




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