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Image: The Life of Saint Bruno, or The Founding of the Carthusian Order, Plate 22

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The Life of Saint Bruno, or The Founding of the Carthusian Order, Plate 22

late 17th century
17th century
338 x 220 mm (13.3 x 8.7 in.)

After Eustache Le Sueur, French, (1616–1655)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Good
Series: Plate 22 from set of illustrations The Life of Saint Bruno, or The Founding of the Carthusian Order
Edition: From an incomplete set of 18 of these illustrations at the Davison Art Center, which holds plates 1–5, 7–10, 12–19, and 22.
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Rufino Varela (Lugt 2249 stamped on recto)
Bibliography: See Alain Merot, “Eustache le Sueur et ses Graveurs: Un Ensemble Incomplet,” Nouvelles de l’Estampe, ca. 1982.
Credit Line: Gift of Brian Douglas Gracie (BA Wesleyan 1969), 1982
Accession Number: 1982.46.1.18

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  • illustration - The art or process of providing illustrations. [March 1993 lead-in term added. May 1991 scope note added.]
  • religious art - Use broadly for art depicting religious subjects or for art used in worship. [September 1993 descriptor added.]
  • saints - Related Term
  • series (groups) - Use for related publications issued successively, especially those bearing a collective as well as an individual title; and, in the visual arts, for groups of works by a single artist having a specific and purposeful relation among the works. [March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'series'; alternate term added; descriptor moved. January 1991 scope note added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 338 x 220 mm (13.3 x 8.7 in.)

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