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Saint Gregory the Great: elected pope, he receives obeisance from the cardinals. Engraving by S.C. Miger, 1770, after C. van Loo.

  • Vanloo, Carle, 1705-1765.
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[1770?]
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8618i
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Se vend à Paris (Rue Christine) : chez Lacombe libraire, [1770?]

Physical description

1 print : engraving

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St. Gregoire, élu pape, reçoit l'adoration des cardinaux. Dédié à Monseigneur Emmanuel-François de Beausset-Roquefort, evêque seigneur de Frejus. Chanoine honoraire du chapitre de St. Victor de Marseille, abbé commendataire de l'abbaye de Notre Dame de Flaran. Incubat altari thronus, et suprema potestas / Thuribulum sceptrumque manu sustentat eadem. Son thrône est sur l'autel, et l'absolu pouvoir / Met dans les mêmes main le sceptre et l'encensoir. Carolus Vanloo eques pinx. S.C. Miger sculp. 1770. Beauvais scrip. C.L.R.

References note

Mercure de France, 1770, 11: 181-183 (as engraved with Latin verses by Caux de Cappeval and French verses by Voltaire)

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Bears number: No. 4

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 8618i

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  • French
  • Latin


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