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Cardinal Dubois

(French, 1697–1739)
(French, 1659–1743)
Platemark: 48.7 x 35.9 cm (19 3/16 x 14 1/8 in.)
Catalogue raisonné: Firmin-Didot 15
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One of the most powerful people in France at the beginning of the 18th century, Cardinal Guillaume Dubois (1656–1723) holds a letter addressed Au Roy, or “To the King.” The engraving reproduces a painting commemorating Louis XV’s ascendance to the throne in 1723.
Cardinal Dubois

Cardinal Dubois


Pierre-Imbert Drevet, Hyacinthe Rigaud

(French, 1697–1739), (French, 1659–1743)
France, 18th century

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