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Portrait of Jean de La Bruyére

Pierre-Michel Alixlate 18th century - early 19th century

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
Middletown, United States

Details

  • Title: Portrait of Jean de La Bruyére
  • Creator: Pierre-Michel Alix
  • Date Created: late 18th century - early 19th century
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed, below image: “Gravé par P.M. Alix d’aprés le Tableau qui étoit a l’Academie Francaise”
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1944
  • Materials & Techniques: Color mezzotint and mixed methods with hand coloring on wove paper. Watermark: No watermark
  • Keywords: color intaglio, male portraits, oval images, portraits
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 250 mm x 208 mm (9.84 in. x 8.19 in.). Sheet dimensions: 274 mm x 214 mm (10.79 in. x 8.43 in.).
  • Bibliography: Portalis and Beraldi (vol. 1, p. 25); F.-D. I, 9, 37?; see Carlson and Ittmann, cat. III
  • Associated People: Created by Pierre-Michel Alix (French, 1762-1817)
  • Accession Number: 1944.D1.2

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