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Portrait of Jean-Baptist Silva

18th century
495 x 362 mm (19.5 x 14.3 in.)

Georg Friedrich Schmidt, German, (1712–1775)
After Hyacinthe Rigaud, French, (1659–1743)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Gravé à Paris, par G.F. Schmidt, graveur du Roy, en 1742”
Marks: Watermark: Unidentified watermark
Bibliography: Portalis and Beraldi 53 (vol. 3, p. 325); Firmon-Didot 2178 (vol. 2, p. 386); Courboin (vol. 2, p. 37) unnumbered.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946
Accession Number: 1946.D2.1

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  • male portraits
  • medicine - Use generally for the study of human diseases and injuries, including their causes, treatment, and prevention, and with the diagnosis and management of patients. [July 1994 related term added. June 1994 scope note added; related term added. July 1993 descriptor moved. January 1991 alternate term 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: 495 x 362 mm (19.5 x 14.3 in.)

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