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Carlolus De Fourcroi

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Picart, Jean (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.3215-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 35

Physical description

Print, half-length portrait of a man facing slightly left.

Place of Origin

France (printed)

Date

mid 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Picart, Jean (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Carolus De Fourcroi. Natif de Noyon aagé de 28 ans. Anagramma. Fori Décor, Ara, Oculus. Epigramma Anaphoricum. Felix, alma, vigil, Regni, Themidisqz, forique: Es Décor, Ara Oculus, lingua, animo, Sophia. Janus Caecilius frey.'
Lettered

Stamped with the mark of the collection of Sydney Vacher (1854-1935) (Lugt 2376)

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm cut, Width: 10.8 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, half-length portrait of Charles de Fourcroi. Engraving, probably by Jean Picart after an unknown artist, mid-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.
Bibliothèque Nationale. Catalogue de la collection des portraits français. Paris: G. Rapilly, 1896-1911. 7 v.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Lawyer

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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