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Creator:
Print made by Jan de Groot, 1650–1726, Dutch
Title:
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 × 6 13/16 inches (24.1 × 17.3 cm) and Image: 8 7/16 x 6 3/4 inches (21.5 x 17.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "J. de Groot. sc. | 0E 458 | Laboree p. 181"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "NICOLAUS BOILEAU DESPREAUX."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.15
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
collar | man | portrait | wig
Associated People:
Boileau-Despréaux, Nicolas (1636–1711), French poet and critic.
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21901
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