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Title:

Couronnement de Voltaire

Maker(s):

Gaucher, Charles Étienne; printmaker; French artist, 1741-c.1804
Moreau, Jean Michel the younger; draughtsman; after; French artist, 1741-1814
Gaucher, Charles Étienne; publisher; French artist, 1741-c.1804

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1782
Described in the 'Mercure de France' in 1778, but not advertised for sale until 1782.

School/Style:

French

Period:

18th century

Production
Note:

State with the dedication to and coat of arms of the Marchioness of Villette.

Technique(s):

etching
engraving

Dimension(s):

height
width

Acquisition:

given; 1948; Wilson, Minto

Provenance:

From the collection of the late Mrs. Arthur James.

Notes:

See P.466-1949 for an impression of an earlier state. See the drawing by Moreau in the collection, PD.92-1961.

Alternative
Number(s):

BN Inventaire (18thC); 154 II/III
Lawrence/Dighton; 59 IV/V
Mahérault; 393

Related Object(s):

P.466-1949; Couronnement de Voltaire
P.174-1961; Couronnement de Voltaire
PD.92-1961; Le Couronnement de Voltaire, Le 30 Mars 1778

Accession:

Object Number: P.794-1948
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 184348; input: 2011-05-24; modified: 2011-06-16)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/184348