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TitleNuovo Ritratti della corte di Francia: manuscript account of members of the French court
DescriptionThe full title of the manuscript is 'Nuovi Ritratti della Fameglia Reale, de Ministri di Stato, e de Principali personaggi della corte di Francia, con una esatta suppucazione delle Entrate e rendite della Corona'. It is a manuscript fair copy of an account of the various characters of the French court, namely: the King of France, Madame de Maintenon, the Dukes of Orleans, Burgundy, Anjou, Berry, etc. There are in all sixty-six individual character sketches, some several pages in length. This ends on folio 63r. On folio 64r begins another text in the same hand: 'Ponderazione e Rifli'ssi sopra le rendite ed entrate e spese della Francia'. This second text includes many tables of trade statistics relating to the French economy.
Admin HistoryThe manuscript is by an anonymous writer, probably a Neapolitan, and dated 13 Dec 1704. The introduction ends with the indented inscription 'Architetura serv'endo ancho d'ornamento alla galleria'.
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