The Subjugation of Marsal in Lorraine in 1663 (Victories of Louis XIV)

about 1683
Artist Sébastien Leclerc (French, 1637–1714)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jombert 174; BNIFF 617, third state

Dimensions

Sheet: 45 x 61.7 cm (17 11/16 x 24 5/16 in.) Platemark: 41.4 x 57.3 cm (16 5/16 x 22 9/16 in.) Image: 38.9 x 54.8 cm (15 5/16 x 21 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.275.2.425

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of the tapesteries depicting the great conquests of Louis XIV, designed by Charles LeBrun

Inscription

Recto: Center of right margin of print (top margin of album page):
Graphite: figures or letters cut off and now illegible
Graphite and dark brown ink: numbers written over each other: " 1682 No 174"
Lower right corner of print (top right corner of album page) in brown ink: "64 "
Graphite, just outside of platemark: "425"
Verso: 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 Ruth V.S. Lauer in memory of Julia Wheaton Saines