Chemin des Sculptures

Buste du Prince Honoré II

  • Artist : Lazare RATTO
  • Creation date : 1650
  • Materials : White marble
  • Collection : Palais Princier
The son of Hercule I, Honoré II (1597-1662) became Lord of Monaco in 1604 at the age of six, with his maternal uncle acting as regent. In 1612, he assumed the title Prince of Monaco, the first of the Grimaldi dynasty. In 1641, keen to break with the Spanish protectorate, the Prince signed the Treaty...