Cabinet de Frene

Témoignage du voyageur anglais John Evelyn (1644).

From him we went to mon­sieur Frene’s, who sho­wed us many rare dra­wings, a Rape of Helen in black chalk ; many excellent things of Snei­ders all naked ; some of Julio and Michael Ange­lo ; a Madon­na of Pas­si­gnan­no ; some things of Par­men­sis, and other mas­ters.

(The dia­ry of John Eve­lyn, Ed. William Bray, J.M. DENT et E.P DULTON, Lon­don-New York, 1905, Tome 1, p. 58.)