Cochin, Nicolas (1610-86); French. Medium: engraving. The shrine of Saint Germain (c.496-576) Bishop of Paris and founder of Saint-Germain-des-Pr�s, carried through the streets of Paris in thanksgiving for peace and the safe return of King Louis XIV. Possibly belatedly marking the end of the Thirty Years War. Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.