Certificate of Payment

Carle van Loo (French, 1705–1765), Signed by Gabriel-François Doyen (French, 1726–1806), Signed by Edme Dumont (French, 1719(?)–1775), Signed by Charles François Hutin (French, worked in Germany, 1715–1776), Signed by Philibert-Benôit de La Rue (French, 1718–1780), Signed by Charles François de La Traverse (French, about 1726–about 1780), Signed by Augustin Pajou (French, 1730–1809), Possibly by John Corner (English, 1788–1825), After Pierre Le Sueur I (French, 1636–1716)


Sheet (unfolded): 29.8 x 40.8 cm (11 3/4 x 16 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pen and ink on paper

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Document signed by Carle Vanloo, who assumed directorship of the L’Ecole Royale des Elèves Protégés on March 31, 1749, recording his tri-monthly payment on April 12 to the school’s first six students. (Matted together with an engraved portrait of Vanloo by John Corner, after a painting by Pierre Le Sueur.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection