Deruet, Claude (1588-1662); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 17th Century. Character from 'L'Astree' by Honore d'Urfe (1567-1625); depicted with a garland of flowers; allusion to the collection of poems on flowers dedicated to her by her furure husband Duc de Montausier; La Guirlande de Julie; known as 'L'Incomparable Julie'; later she became governess to the French royal children; Provenance: Musee des Beaux-Arts, Strasbourg, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.