Louis XIV receiving the oath of the marquis of Dangeau, in the chapel of Versailles, 18 December 1697

1700
Artist Sébastien Leclerc (French, 1637–1714)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jombert 250; BNIFF 817, third state

Dimensions

Platemark: 26.4 x 38.1 cm (10 3/8 x 15 in.) Sheet: 26.4 x 38.1 cm (10 3/8 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

2001.275.4.396

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The Marquis de Dangeau was grand master of the orders of Notre Dame of Mont Carmel and Saint Lazare. After Antoine Pezey’s painting. Third state with engraved title: CEREMONIE de la prestation de Serment de fidélité entre les mains du Roy, etc.

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