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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Pierre N. Violet, 1749–1819, French
Title:

Marie Antoinette

Additional Title(s):

Her Majesty Marie-Antonette Queen of France

Date:
1790
Medium:
Mezzotint and stipple engraving on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/16 x 7 3/8 inches (25.8 x 18.7 cm), Plate: 8 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches (21.3 x 16.2 cm), and Image (oval): 3 5/16 x 2 13/16 inches (8.4 x 7.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "A. M. | Juer 1681 | (IR31/1090)"

Lettered in black ink, lower center: "Her Majesty | MARIE-ANTONETTE QUEEN OF FRANCE. | Engrav'd by F. Bartolozzi, R. A. Engraver to His Britannic Majesty, | from an Original Minature [sic] Picture, Painted by P. Violet, | Minature [sic] Painter to Louis XV, King of France. | London. Publish'd Jany. 18th. 1790, by J. F. Tomkins No. 18 New Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.660
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | frizz | lace | oval | portrait | queen (person) | royalty | woman
Associated Places:
France
Associated People:
Marie Antoinette, Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France (1755-1793)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40887
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