Louis XVI

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



Engraving on wove paper

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

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



Place Made: France, Europe



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Research Area


Not on view


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

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

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

Exhibition History

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


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

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