Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Portrait of Abel-François Poisson, Marquis de Vadiéres, later Marquis de Marigny,

Engraving on laid paper

Second of three states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 493 x 344 mm (19.4 x 13.5 in.)

Edition: Wille engraved this as his reception piece for the 1761 Academy Salon

Accession number: 1949.D3.12

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1949

The image depicts Abel-François Poisson, Superintendent of Buildings, who was the brother of Mme. de Pompadour.

Bibliography: Portalis and Beraldi 69 ii/iii (vol. 3, p. 707); Le Blanc 125 ii; Firmin-Didot 2442 iii (vol. 2, p. 491); Courboin 530 (vol. 2, p. 37).

Work Type: print

Related Works: After a painting dated 1761 by Louis Tocqué

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