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Creator:
Gerard Edelinck, 1640–1707, Flemish
after Pierre Mignard, 1612–1695, French
Title:

Édouard Colbert, Marquis de Villacerf

Additional Title(s):

Messire Edoüard Colbert Cher Marquis de Villacerf

Messr. Edouard Colbert

Date:
1696
Medium:
Line engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 5/8 x 14 3/16 inches (49.8 x 36.1 cm), Plate: 19 7/16 x 14 inches (49.3 x 35.6 cm), and Image: 18 1/2 x 13 11/16 inches (47 x 34.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "a.6254."; on back, lower left: "18460 | m[...]"; on back, lower center: "7564"

Lettered in black ink, within image, lower left: "Mignard Pinx."; within image, lower center, in plinth: "Messire Edoüard Colbert cher Marquis | de Villacerf & de Payens, Seigr. de St. Mesmin et autres lieux, Coner. du Roy | en Son Conseil d'Estat, premier Maître d'hotel de feüe la Reine Surintendant et | Ordonnateur gnal des Batimens et jardins, Arts et Manufactures de sa Majesté. | Par Son tres humble et tres Obeissant Serviteur EDELINCK Chevalier Romain."; within image, lower right: "Edelinck Sculp C. P. R."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art; Gift of Melville & Naomi Stone
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1988.29.25
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Bâtiments du Roi | coat | coat of arms | crest | crown (symbol of sovereignty) | curls | heraldic motif | lace | man | nobility | oval | pedestal | plinth | portrait | robe | wig
Associated People:
Colbert, Édouard (1629–1699), Marquis de Villacerf
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11233
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