The Funeral of King Charles XI of Sweden, 27 November 1697

1700
Artist Sébastien Leclerc (French, 1637–1714)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jombert 261; BNIFF 818, second state

Dimensions

Sheet: 44.5 x 32.2 cm (17 1/2 x 12 11/16 in.) Image: 43.5 x 31.2 cm (17 1/8 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.275.4.391

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The catafalque erected in the church of Stockholm for the funeral of the king of Sweden, Charles XI, on 24 november 1697. After Nicodemus Tessin the younger.

Inscription

None

Markings

None

Provenance

Bernard Quaritch Ltd, London, to MFA 2001; no previous ownership provided. Album bound and organized in France about 1770-1775

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. G. Marshall Moriarty in memory of Charlotte Vershbow