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Ste Cécile (Saint Cecilia) - Public domain portrait engraving


Ste Cécile (Saint Cecilia) - Public domain portrait engraving



possibly after a drawing by Jean Dubois, le jeune, painter, 1645-1694, or by his brother, Louis Dubois, le jeune, painter, 1646-1702, of a painting by Pierre Mignard I, called Mignard le Romain, portrait and history painter, 1612-1695 (artist notes)
French (artist nationality)
engraver and painter (artist role)
Mignard, Pierre, 1612-1695, called Mignard le Romain (original artist)
Recto: l. l.: (within image, engraved on hem of tablecloth) P MIGNARD PINX AN 1691 ÆTATIS SVÆ 79 ; l. l.: (just beneath image) Peint par Mignard, ; bottom center: (just beneath image) Dessiné par Dubois, ; l. r.: (just beneath image) Gravé par Bouilliard. ; bottom center: (title) S.TE CÉCILE ; l. l.: (in pencil) 1.00 ; verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 45 ; l. l.: (in pencil) C575/585 (inscription)
Etching and engraving. (medium)
Fair to good condition. Light stains and foxing over most of sheet, especially in margins. (condition)
Source not known. (provenance)
Harp, Viol, Recorder, Oboe, Timbrel (tambourine) (instrument)
Dubois, Jean, le jeune, 1645-1694; Dubois, Louis, le jeune, 1646-1702 (related names)
18th century (century)
Works of Art [General] (miller category)

The Dayton C. Miller collection in the Library of Congress, contains nearly 1,700 flutes and other wind instruments, statuary, iconography, books, music, trade catalogs, tutors, patents, and other materials mostly related to the flute. It includes both Western and non-Western examples of flutes from around the world, with at least 460 European and American instrument makers represented. Items in the collection date from the 16th to the 20th century.



1700 - 1800


Bouillard, Jacques -- ca. 1747-1806 (artist)


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