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[FRENCH CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT.] LOUIS XV. -- GERLIN, J. Portrait of Louis XV ENTIRELY FORMED BY A FRENCH POEM ALL IN MINUTE CALLIGRAPHY. France, 1761.
450 x 363 mm. Ink on paper. Provenance: purchased from Emil Offenbacher, 19 November 1955.
The poem celebrates the recovery of the king from a long illness.
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