Louis XVI

Charles Clément Bervic, French, 1756 - 1822, after Antoine Francois Callet, French, 1741 - 1823

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1790

Engraving on wove paper

Impression: 27 1/4 × 20 1/2 in. (69.2 × 52.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.960.86.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, lower left: Peint par Callet Peintre du Roi; lower right: Grave en 1790 par Bervic, Graveur du Roi; lower center: LOUIS SEIZE / ROI DES FRANCAIS, RESTAURATEUR DE LA LIBERTE. / PRESENTE AU ROI et a L'ASSEMBLEE NATIONALE, Par L'Auteur / Se Vend a Paris, chez Bervic, aux Galleries du Louvre

Course History

HIST 47, The French Revolution, Darrin McMahon, Spring 2019

REL 60, Reformations: Protestant and Catholic, Catherine Randall, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Baroque Portraits, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 21, 1975-January 11, 1976.

Provenance

Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1960.

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