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Michel Le Tellier, Seigneur de Chaville et de Viroflay

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nicolas de Poilly the elder, born 1627 - died 1696 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.3251-1960

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, head and shoulders, facing slightly left, within an oval border of laurel leaves and ribbons bearing representations of the chains of the Order of the Holy Ghost.

Place of Origin

France (printed)

Date

late 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Nicolas de Poilly the elder, born 1627 - died 1696 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Aeterna Excubiae N. Poilly. sculp.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 45.1 cm, Width: 32.4 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Michel Le Tellier, Seigneur de Chaville et de Viroflay, engraving by Nicolas de Poilly I, late 17th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
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.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Statesman; Laurels

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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