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Th. Bignonius Comes Consistorianus Et Libellorum Supplicum In Regia Magister

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1669 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pitau, Nicolas the elder I, born 1632 - died 1671 (engraver)
    Champaigne, Phillippe de, born 1602 - died 1674 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.3225-1960

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Print, portrait, head and shoulders, of a man, facing half right, within an oval border with letters.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)

Date

1669 (printed)

Artist/maker

Pitau, Nicolas the elder I, born 1632 - died 1671 (engraver)
Champaigne, Phillippe de, born 1602 - died 1674 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Th. Bignonius Comes Consistorianus Et Libellorum Supplicum In Regia Magister. P. de Champagne Pinx. N. Pitau sculp.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 30.8 cm cut, Width: 23.2 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Thierry Bignon, engraving by Nicolas Pitau I after Phillippe de Champaigne, 1669.

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

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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