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James Fitzjames, Duke of Berwick Upon Tweed

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century-early 18th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Drevet, Pierre, born 1663 - died 1738 (engraver)
    Gennari, Benedetto II, born 1633 - died 1715 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.468-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 10

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, head and shoulders, facing slightly right, wearing Garter robes, within an oval border with letters. In each corner is an emblematical medallion.

Place of Origin

France (printed)

Date

late 17th century-early 18th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Drevet, Pierre, born 1663 - died 1738 (engraver)
Gennari, Benedetto II, born 1633 - died 1715 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Jenary pinxit Drevet Sculp.'
Lettered with name of sitter etc. dedication and

Dimensions

Height: 19.625 in, Width: 16.5 in

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of James Fitzjames, Duke of Berwick Upon Tweed, engraving by Pierre Drevet after Benedetto Gennari, late 17th-early 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Firmin-Didot, Ambroise. Les Drevets. Paris: Firmin-Didot et cie, 1876.
Bibliothèque National. Inventaire du Fonds Français. Paris: M. le Garrec, 1930.
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

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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