Victor Bouthillier, Archbishop of Tours
37.9 cm x 47.8 cm (14 15/16 in. x 18 13/16 in.)
(Rheims, 1623 - 1678, Paris)
Medium and Support:
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Purchase through the generosity of the Still Water Foundation, 1991
Victor Bouthillier (1596-1670) was bishop of Boulogne from 1630, then archbishop of Tours from 1641. He also served as chaplain to Marie de' Medici and to Gaston d'Orléans, brother of Louis XIII.