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Print - de la Villarte

de la Villarte

  • 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.3212-1960

  • 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)

Date

mid 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Picart, Jean (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

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

Dimensions

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.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Laurel; Man

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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