The Subjugation of Marsal in Lorraine in 1663 (Victories of Louis XIV)
Artist Sébastien Leclerc (French, 1637–1714)
Jombert 174; BNIFF 617, third state
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.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of the tapesteries depicting the great conquests of Louis XIV, designed by Charles LeBrun
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"
Bernard Quaritch Ltd, London, to MFA 2001; no previous ownership provided. Album bound and organized in France about 1770-1775
Museum purchase with funds donated by Ruth V.S. Lauer in memory of Julia Wheaton Saines