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Eloquence, ca. 1695 - 1726

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 170 x 268 mm
  • Inv. 2013-GX

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Engraving after the painting of the same name by René Antoine Houasse in the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Brest.


Jean-Baptiste Bonnart RKD
Paris 1654 - Paris 1726
engravers (printmakers)AAT

René Antoine Houasse

Jacques Chéreau RKD
Blois 1688 - Paris 1776

Title Eloquence
Date ca. 1695 - 1726
Period 17th century
18th century
Location Paris TGN
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Har.de m Lemaitre / Ogier
inscription outside the depiction, bottom left: Hoüasse invenit et pinxit.
inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: 6.y.
inscription bottom right, outside the depiction: Joan. Bonnart junior deli. et sculp
inscription outside the depiction, centre below: A Paris chez Jac. Chereau ruë [...] St. Jacques au grand St. Remi.
inscription outside the depiction, centre below: L'eloquence
stamps (tools) reverse, lower left: Stad Gent / Museum voor Schone Kunsten
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2013-GX
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2013-GX
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/6605/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300055866 allegory (artistic device) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA235 sitting figure - AA - female human figure Iconclass
44B1212 throne Iconclass
44B191 crown (symbol of sovereignty) Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
49C113 'Rhetorica', 'Eloquentia' (~ trivium); 'Rettorica' (Ripa) Iconclass
49L5 writing tools Iconclass
52D3 Eloquence; 'Eloquenza', 'Fermezza Gravita dell'Oratione' (Ripa) Iconclass
52D31 Power of Eloquence; 'Forza sottoposta all'Eloquenza' (Ripa) Iconclass
92D1916 cupids: 'amores', 'amoretti', 'putti' Iconclass
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