Couronnement de Voltaire
Gaucher, Charles Étienne; printmaker; French artist, 1741-c.1804
Moreau, Jean Michel the younger; draughtsman; after; French artist, 1741-1814
Described in the 'Mercure de France' in 1778, but not advertised for sale until 1782.
Etched state, with the bust of Voltaire as a young man; one of the two figures at the lower left without his sash and decoration.
Bought from the Perceval Fund, October 1949.
inscription; plate lower centre; printed; A.P.D.R.; privilege
BN Inventaire (18thC); 154 I/III
Object Number: P.466-1949
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 184347; input: 2011-05-24; modified: 2011-06-16)