Two Academic Figures

Jean-Baptiste de Poilly, French, 1669 - 1728
after Nicolas de Poilly, the Younger, French, 1675 - 1747


about 1700-1725

Engraving on laid paper

Plate: 8 3/8 × 10 1/4 in. (21.3 × 26.1 cm)

Sheet: 10 7/16 × 11 1/4 in. (26.5 × 28.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert Dance, Class of 1977



Place Made: France, Europe



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Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: dessine a l'academie d'apres le naturel par Nicolas Poilly; lower right: et grave par son frere C.P.R.; inscribed, in graphite, bottom center: Nicolas de Poilly 1625-1696; bottom left corner: 29 [encircled]


Robert Dance, New York, New York; given to present collection, 1993.

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