Robert de Cotte

Pierre Drevet, French, 1663 - 1738
after Hyacinthe Rigaud, French, 1659 - 1743


about 1710

Engraving on copper on laid paper

Sheet: 19 3/16 × 14 3/8 in. (48.7 × 36.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Helena Mein Wade in memory of her husband, Alfred Byers Wade



Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Peint par Hyacinthe Rigaud; lower right: Grave par Drevet pour l'Academie; center: Robert de Cotte/Chevalier de l'ordre de St. Michel, du Roy en ses Cona. Premr. Architecte, Intendant/des Batimens, Jardins, Arts, et Manufactures. de sa Majeste, Directeur de l'Academie/Royale d'Architecture, et Vice Protecteur de celle de Peinture et Sculpture.

Exhibition History

Molinari Medals & Plaquettes, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 11-December 12, 1976.

Portraits at Dartmouth, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 10-April 16, 1978.

Publication History

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth Collection, 1978, p. 31, no. 22.


Alfred Byers Wade (1874-1949) Collection; to his wife, Helena Mein Wade (1878-1966), New Canaan, Connecticut, 1949; given to present collection, 1950.

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