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René François de Beauvau du Rivau (1664-1739), Archbishop of Narbonne

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (engraved)

  • Date:

    1715 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Drevet, Pierre, born 1663 - died 1738 (engraver)
    Rigaud, Hyacinthe, born 1659 - died 1743 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. Fuller in memory of the Reverend A. Fuller and A.W.F. Fuller through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    E.348-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 75

Physical description

Engraving by Pierre Drevet (1663-1738), after Hyacinthe Rigaud. René François de Beauvau du Rivau (1664-1739), Archbishop of Narbonne; 1715, French. Portrait, three-quarter-length, full face, seated in an armchair, holding a book. Lettered with name of sitter etc. and 'Hyacints. Rigaud pinx. P. Drevet sculp. 1727.'

Place of Origin

France (engraved)

Date

1715 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Drevet, Pierre, born 1663 - died 1738 (engraver)
Rigaud, Hyacinthe, born 1659 - died 1743 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with name of sitter etc.

'Hyacints. Rigaud pinx. P. Drevet sculp. 1727.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 48.6 cm cut to, Width: 35.5 cm cut to

Object history note

F-D.17; BN:Fonds 14

Descriptive line

Engraving by Pierre Drevet (1663-1738), after Hyacinthe Rigaud. Portrait of René François de Beauvau du Rivau (1664-1739), Archbishop of Narbonne; 1715, French. Lettered with names of sitter, artist, engraver and date.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1965 pub. HMSO 1966

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Archbishops; Portraits; Men

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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