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Henri IV

Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadourca. 1751-1758

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: Henri IV
  • Creator: Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour
  • Date Created: ca. 1751-1758
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower right: “Pompadour sculp”; inscribed in plate, lower left: “Guay DUL”; additional inscriptions in plate; inscribed in pencil, lower right corner: “1, 50”
  • Set or Series Title: Suite d’estampes Gravées par Madame la Marquise de Pompadour d’Aprés les Pierres gravées de Guay Graveur du Roy
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: http://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/Obj17422
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Friends of the Davison Art Center Circle 50 funds, 2013
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching and engraving on laid paper
  • Keywords: male portraits, nobles (aristocrats), portraits, royalty
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 123 x 109 mm (4.84 x 4.29 in.). Sheet dimensions: 342 x 236 mm (13.46 x 9.29 in.).
  • Bibliography: Elise Goodman, The Portraits of Madame de Pompadour, Celebrating the Femme Savante (Berkeley, 2000), pp. 130–31; Les Graveurs du Dix-Huitième Siècle (Paris, 1882), volume 3 (Tome Troisième), p. 322; Benezit Dictionary of Artists (Grund, 2006), volume 2, p. 193
  • Associated People: Created by Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour (French, 1721-1764)
  • Accession Number: 2013.7.1

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