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Mercury presents to Louis Duc de Bourgogne the portrait of Marie Adelaide of Savoy, representing their marriage and the alliance of France with Savoy. Etching by F.D. Née after C-N. Cochin after N. de Largillière.

  • Largillière, Nicolas de, 1656-1746.
Date
1700-1799
Reference
2971490i
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Description

Courtiers and allegorical figures attend. In the foreground two cupids pour out a cornucopia, while above left, two others dismiss envy and calumny (or another vice). Top centre, two winged women trumpet the fame of the event

Publication/Creation

1700-1799

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 26 x 37.3 cm

Lettering

Mariage de monseig.r le duc de Bourgogne avec Adelaide de Savoye. L'argillière pinx. C.N. Cochin del. Nee sculp.

Lettering note

Bears number: Tableaux no.11

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2971490i

Languages

  • French


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