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Eustache Le Sueur

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    1731 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cochin, Charles-Nicolas I the elder, born 1688 - died 1754 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.4445-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 7

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, facing half-length, facing half left, holding a drawing, within an oval frame of masonry.

Place of Origin

France (printed)

Date

1731 (printed)

Artist/maker

Cochin, Charles-Nicolas I the elder, born 1688 - died 1754 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Gravé par Charles Nicolas Cochin pour sa Reception a l’Academie en 1731.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 36.5 cm cut, Width: 24.1 cut

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Eustache Le Sueur, engraving by Charles-Nicolas Cochin, 1731.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris: É Bouillon, 1854-1908.
Firmin-Didot, Ambroise. Les Graveurs de Portrait en France. Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1875-9.
Bibliothèque National. Inventaire du Fonds Français. Paris: M. le Garrec, 1930.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.

Production Note

Angoulvent states that this is probably a copy after a print engraved by Nicolas Platternburg in 1699.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Painter; Artist

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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