Natoire, Charles Joseph (1700-77); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1745. Nicolas Joseph de Paris (1680-1757) Bishop of Orleans 1733-57; picture records the reception of the new Bishop to the city and his exercise of the traditional episcopal privilege of giving freedom to prisoners; ceremonial du rite traditionnel de la delivrance des prisonniers; Provenance: Musee des Beaux-Arts, Orleans, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.