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    GARCON - Jean Clouet, Le dauphin François (files de François Ier et de Claude de France, vers 5-6 ans, Anvers, Koninklijk museum.

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    3rd Child of Claude de France - Francis, Duke of Brittany (1518-1536) by Jean Clouet (1475–1540)

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