This marble sculpure was carved by Thomas Boudin (Paris, around 1570 - Paris, 1637), depicting Madeleine Marchand, the wife of President Le Jay (1603 - 1625). 1.3 x 0.64 x 1.08m. It is a funerary statue discovered at the tomb and commissioned by Nicolas Le Jay, President of the parliament of Paris, for his wife in the church of the Minimes in the Place Royale in Paris. It was created by Thomas Boudin after signing the contract of the 15th July 1628, whilst the statue of Nicolas Le Jay (whose only remaining bust) was created later by Peter II Piard.
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