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[Estampes diverses, par le Sueur, Vouet, &c.]

RA Collection: Book

Record number

03/2251

Variant Title

Pieces Par Le Sueur Et Autres

Imprint

[S.l.:: ], [ca. 1735.]

Physical Description

[72] leaves carrying [99] engravings; 627 mm.

Responsibility Note

Those whose signatures appear on the plates as engraver (or, occasionally, draughtsman) are: G. Audran, I. Surugue, B. Picart, C. Duflos, I.Couuay, Gantrel, J.S. Cars, P. Daret, S. Thomassin, B. Audran, B. Baron, L. Desplaces, Duchange, Beauvais, Ch. Dupuis, J.M. Nattier, M. Dossier, G. Chasteau, Castellus, F. Chauveau, N. Perrelle, E. Rousselet, Loir, Sornique, M. Dorigny, C. Stella, F.L. d. Ciartres, H. Picquot, F. de Poilly, Cl. Mellan, G. Vallet, M. Natalis, N. de Poilly, S. Bernard, J.B. de Poilly, I. Mariette and I. Audran. Some plates carry imprints of printers and publishers.

Summary Note

This album of engravings was compiled some time after 1735. A few of the plates carry dates, ranging from 1639 through 1640, 1642, 1646, 1658, 1661, 1667, 1690, 1711, 1714 and 1720 to 1735. The names of the source artists and of the engravers are generally given. The painters whose work is reproduced are E. Le Sueur, N. Colombel, N. Poussin, C. Le Brun, Boulogne, S. Vouet, Baugin, N. Chappron, P. Mignard, L. de la Hyre, S. Bourdon, Bertholet, M. Corneille, A. Dieu and J. Jouvenet. The collection is named in the 1802 Catalogue of the Library as 'Estampes diverses, par le Sueur, Vouet, &c.', and on its spine-label as 'Pieces par Le Sueur et Autres'.

Provenance

Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.

Copy Note

The leaves have been numbered by hand in ink as 1-22, 24-46 and 46-72.

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, brown cloth-covered boards; rebacked in 20th century, retaining brown morocco spine-label lettered 'Pieces Par Le Sueur Et Autres'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Paintings, European - Paintings, French - France - History
Pictorial works - France - 17th century - 18th century

Contributors

Eustache Le Sueur, source artist
Nicolas Poussin, source artist
Charles Le Brun, source artist
Simon Vouet, source artist
Pierre Mignard, source artist
S├ębastien Bourdon, source artist