Portrait of Alexis Claude Clairaut (1713-1765)

Louis Jacques Cathelin, French, 1739 - 1804
after Charles Nicolas Cochin II, French, 1715 - 1790


about 1785

Engraving on laid paper

Plate: 10 1/2 × 7 3/8 in. (26.7 × 18.7 cm)

Sheet: 15 5/16 × 9 3/4 in. (38.9 × 24.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower center: CLAIRAUT; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: C.N. Cochin del.; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: Cathelin Sculp.; reverse, stamped, in blue ink, lower right: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / LIBRARY.; Watermark, center right: FAM [cut off]


Source unknown.

Catalogue Raisonne

R. Portalis and H. Beraldi, Les Graveurs du dix-huitieme Siecle, vol. 1, p. 330, no. 13.

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