Photo Credit: photo: M. Johnston
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Portrait of the Bishop Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (1627-1704)1723
508 x 346 mm (20 x 13.6 in.)
Pierre-Imbert Drevet, French, (1697–1739)
After Hyacinthe Rigaud, French, (1659–1743)
This print is considered the masterpiece of French 18th-century portrait engraving.
- clergy - Religious officials or functionaries prepared and authorized to conduct religious services or attend to other official religious duties. [November 1995 lead-in term added. February 1993 lead-in term deleted, was 'ecclesiastics'. December 1992 alternate term added. April 1991 alternate term added.]
- male portraits
- 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: 508 x 346 mm (20 x 13.6 in.)
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Pierre-Imbert Drevet, French, (1697–1739) Hyacinthe Rigaud, French, (1659–1743) . Portrait of the Bishop Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (1627-1704), 1723. Engraving on laid paper. Ninth of fifteen states, before the dots after the painter’s name and “pinxit”. plate : 508 x 346 mm (20 x 13.6 in.). DAC accession number 1940.D1.93. Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: M. Johnston) .
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