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Ludovicus XIII

  • 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.3214-1960

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print, portrait bust of Louis XIII on a pedestal, facing half left, within a niche flanked by corinthian pilasters.

Place of Origin

France (printed)

Date

mid 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Picart, Jean (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Ludovicus XIII. Hic Belli Pacisque Decus. IX Tome Du Mercure Francois / J. Picart incidit.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 14.9 cm cut, Width: 9.2 cm cut

Object history note

This print was probably intended as a book illustration.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait bust of Louis XIII, engraving 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.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

King; Niche; Bust; Pilaster; Pedestal

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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