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Portrait of Madame de Staël

  • burin engraving, paper
  • 183 x 136 mm
  • Inv. 2013-ZM

Public Domain

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Anne-Louise Germaine Necker, Baroness of Staël-Holstein, whose call sign was Germaine de Staël also known as Madame de Staël (Paris 1766-1817), was a French-Swiss novelist, essayist and philosopher with what Lord Byron considered an overwhelming personality.


Edme Jean Ruhierre RKD
Paris 1789 - ca. 1826 - 1836
engravers (printmakers)AAT

François Pascal Simon Gérard RKD
Rome 1770 - Paris 1837

Title Portrait of Madame de Staël
Period 19th century
Medium and support burin engraving AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription outside the depiction, left: M. Gérard Pinx.t
inscription outside the depiction, right: E. Ruhierre Sculp.
inscription outside the depiction, centre below: Anne,- Louise,- Germaine, Nechier,/ Baronne de Staël-Hollstein.
Collection print room
Object type burin engraving AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2013-ZM
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2013-ZM
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/8459/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300015637 portraits AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31D15 adult woman Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
48C91 writer, poet, author Iconclass
48C93 portrait of a writer Iconclass
49C3 scholar, philosopher Iconclass
61BB2 historical persons - BB - woman Iconclass
61BB2(MADAME DE STAËL) historical person (MADAME DE STAËL) - BB - woman Iconclass
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