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Portrait of Pierre Laurent de Belloy

Artist:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Artist:
After De Sompsois (French, 18th century)
Publisher:
Chez Basan
Date:
ca. 1765
Medium:
Etching and engraving; fifth state of five (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 11/16 × 5 1/8 in. (19.6 × 13 cm) Plate: 7 5/16 × 4 5/8 in. (18.5 × 11.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph Verner Reed, 1949
Accession Number:
49.125.112
Not on view
Inscription: At top center above the portrait: P.. LAU.. DE BELLOY
At center on the pedestal: AUX SIX HEROS DE CALAIS / EU.CHE. S.T PIERRE, J. D'AIRE, / P. VUISSANT, J. VUISSANT,
At lower left: De Sompsois delin effigies.
At lower right: De St. Aubin Fecit.
At bottom center: Se vend à Paris chés Basan, Graveur, rue de Foin S. Jacques

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Joseph Verner Reed Jr. (American); Donor: Joseph Verner Reed Jr. (American)
Bocher 8.17 v/v
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