Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Vignette (Chant VIe), from Voltaire's La Henriade

Series/Portfolio:
La Henriade
Artist:
Jean-Baptiste-Blaise Simonet (French, Paris 1742–after 1813)
Artist:
After Jean Michel Moreau the Younger (French, Paris 1741–1814 Paris)
Author:
François Arouet Voltaire (French, 1694–1778)
Publisher:
Antoine Augustin Renouard (French, 1765–1853)
Date:
1801
Medium:
Etching and engraving; third state of three (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 9/16 × 5 3/4 in. (21.8 × 14.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.3443.14
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: Tel Bourbon descendait à pas précipités / Du haut des murs fumans qu'il avait emportés.
At lower right: Henr. Ch. VI.
At lower left: Moreau J.e Del.t
At lower right: Simonet Sculp.t
Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Bocher II.619.1709 iii/iii
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