Lot 260: Anne of Austria

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-06-29 15:05:21

Lot 260: Queen consort of France and Navarre (16901–1666) known for her difficult marital relations with her husband Louis XIII, and her closeness to her son Louis XIV. Vellum manuscript DS in French, signed as Regent for Louis XIV, "Anne," one page, 15 x 12, December 6, 1652. Untranslated document appointing Monsieur Jacques Vigreux as a 'Maitre des Requetes Ordinaires' [Master of Requests], a high-level judicial position in the French council. The document retains its ribbon inserted in a cut through the lower panel. Also signed by [Hugues] de Lionne, her secretary, on reverse. Intersecting folds (one vertical fold passing through first letter of the signature) and overall wrinkling and toning, otherwise fine condition. From the collection of Albin Schram. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453 Sunday, 17th May 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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