Lot #188
King Francis I Document Signed

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Estimate: $800+

Description

King of France (born 1494) who reigned from 1515 until his death in 1547. Known as the 'Father and Restorer of Letters,' the cultured and well-read Francis, himself a poet, ushered in the Renaissance in France with generous support for a number of writers and ambitious construction projects. Vellum manuscript DS in French, signed “Francoys,” one page, 13 x 8, no date. Untranslated. In very good condition, with overall soiling and toning, two small holes to the left edge, trimming to the bottom edge, and some skipping to the signature.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #616 - Ended September 15, 2021





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