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

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

18th century
493 x 344 mm (19.4 x 13.5 in.)

Johann Georg Wille, German, (1715–1808)
After Louis Tocqué, French, (1696–1772)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
State: Second of three states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Wille engraved this as his reception piece for the 1761 Academy Salon
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).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1949
Accession Number: 1949.D3.12

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  • government
  • male portraits
  • nobles (aristocrats) - Members of the nobility. [November 1995 lead-in term deleted, was "noblewomen"; lead-in term deleted, was "noblemen". January 1993 descriptor added.]
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m

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

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