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Bernard René Jourdan, marquis de Launey. Stipple engraving by F. Bonneville, 1796.

  • Bonneville, François, active 1793-1814.
Date
[1796]
Reference
2010770i
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Description

Bernard René Jourdan, marquis de Launey, governor of the Bastille prison in Paris. When the Bastille was attacked by crowds on 14 July 1789, he was taken to the Hôtel de Ville, but was shot and/or lynched on the way there

Publication/Creation

A Paris (rue du Theatre Français N. 4.) : [F. Bonneville], [1796]

Physical description

1 print : stipple engraving ; platemark 17 x 11.7 cm

Lettering

Delaunay. Gouverneur de la Bastille. ... Fr. Bonneville del. et sculp.

References note

Marcel Roux, Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du dix-huitième siècle, Bibliothèque nationale, département des estampes, tome III, Paris 1934, p. 186, no. 20 ("20. De Launay, gouverneur de la Bastille. En buste, de tr. q. à g. Sous l'ovale : 'F. Bonneville del et sculp.'. Au bas : 'A Paris rue du Théâtre Français n. 4'. Gravure au pointillé. L'état décrit, 4 épr. … Coll. de Vinck (no. 1572).")

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2010770i

Languages

  • French


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