Six Academy Figures Drawn from the Life by F. Verdier, Painter in Ordinary to Lewis the Fourteenth.
RA Collection: Book
All but one of the plates are captioned, and show: 1.[uncaptioned: a kneeling, blind [?] man, tied to a wall] [this plate also carries the title of the set as a whole]; 2. A River or Water God; 3. Hercules; 4. Jupiter; 5. Pan; 6. Atlas.
François Verdier worked chiefly under Charles Le Brun, painting and designing both Christian and classical subjects.
Name as Subject
Nudes - Men (male humans)
Drawings - France - 18th century
Pattern books - Great Britain - London - 18th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 18th century