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Ludovicus Magnus Dei Gra. Franciae Et Navarrae Rex

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Picart, Étienne, born 1632 - died 1721 (engraver)
    Le Brun, Charles, born 1619 - died 1690 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.3211-1960

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print, portrait, head and shoulders, of Louis XIV, facing slightly left within an oval border with letters.

Place of Origin

France (printed)

Date

late 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Picart, Étienne, born 1632 - died 1721 (engraver)
Le Brun, Charles, born 1619 - died 1690 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Ludovicus Magnus Dei Gra. Franciae Et Navarrae Rex Christianissimus C. le Brun Pinx. ad vivum Steph. Picart Romanus Sculp. C.P.R.'
Lettered

Stamped with the mark of the collection of Frederick Augustus II King of Saxony (1797-1854) (Lugt 971)

Dimensions

Height: 61 cm, Width: 51.1 cm

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Louis XIV, King of France and Navarre, engraving by Étienne Picart after Charles Le Brun, late 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

Categories

Portraits; Prints; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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