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Print - de la Villarte

de la Villarte

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Picart, Jean (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print, portrait, head and shoulders, of a man wreathed with laurel, facing slightly right, within an oval border with letters. With nine lines of letterpress and with letterpress on the back.

Place of Origin

France (printed)


mid 17th century (printed)


Picart, Jean (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'J. Picart fe.'
Lettered around the border in Greek and


Height: 14.3 cm sheet, Width: 8.3 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of de la Villarte, 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.



Subjects depicted

Man; Laurel


Portraits; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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