Champaigne, Philippe de (1602-74); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1642. Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642): triple portrait; wears the Order of the Holy Ghost; over the right hand profile is inscribed 'de ses deux profilz cy est le meilleur'; the righthand profile is considered better; inscription on reverse of canvas records it was made for the sculptor Francesco Mochi (1580-1654) in Rome; Provenance: National Gallery, London, UK. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.