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Portrait of Cardinal Toussaint de Forben de Janson. 1690.

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Portrait of Cardinal Toussaint de Forben de Janson. 1690.

After the original by G.B. Gaulli.
Engraving. 542 x 357.
Below, there is an inscription on the both sides of a cartouche with the coat of arms: TVSSANVS S. R. E. PRESB. CARDINALIS DE IANSON DE FORBIN… CREATVS 13 FEB. ANNO D. 1690. At the bottom near the edge of the oval frame,on the left: Jo. Batta Gaulli pinx.; right: Benedictus Farjat sculp .; in the lower right corner of the sheet: imprime à Paris.
Inv. G 340.
Literature: Thieme-Becker, Bd. 11, p. 269; Inventory, p., 1961, p. 149, № 62 (II state).

Gaulli, Giovanni Battista, nicknamed Baciccio (1639, Genoa - 1709, Rome) - Italian artist of the Baroque period.

Forbin de Janson, Toussaint de (1631–1713) – cardinal, bishop of Beauvais (since 1679), cardinal-presbyter (since 1690).

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