Louis Garreau after Jacob de Wit

Moses chooses seventy elders (Numeri 11:16-17 and 24-25), ca. 1785-1786
Paris, Institut national d’histoire de l'art
<a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/240559" title="Louis Garreau"><span class="text">Louis Garreau</span></a> after <a class="recordlink artists" href="/explore/artists/85099" title="Jacob de Wit"><span class="text">Jacob de Wit</span></a>
Object information
Object category
reproductive print
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.
paper, etching and engraving
rectangle (landscape format) 195 x 327 mm
afmetingen plaatrand in Le Brun 1792-1796
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription lower left: Jacobus de Witt Pinx.t
  • inscription lower right: Garreau Sculp.
  • inscription lower center: Tiré du Cabinet de Mr. le Brun / D'après le Tableau Original, peint sur Toile par J. de Witt de 22 pieds de Hauteur, sur 43 pieds de Largeur / A Paris chez Chereau rue des Mathurins au coin de celle de Sorbonne [wapen in het midden]
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1785-1786 (1775 - 1791)
Atwater 1988
Print/illustration included in
J.B.P. Le Brun, Galerie des Peintres Flamands, Hollandais et Allemands, Parijs/ Amsterdam 1792-96, 3 vol., vol. 3 (1796), print opposite p. 8
Artistically related
Artistically related to other work
Such as a preparatory studie, comparable composition, other version, or copy of the artwork in this record.
Exhibitions and literature
Visual documentation
Entered on: 2014-11-24; Last modification: 2017-02-11


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