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Louis Garreau after Jacob de Wit

Moses chooses seventy elders (Numeri 11:16-17 and 24-25), ca. 1785-1786
Paris,
<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>
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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.
Support/medium
paper, etching and engraving
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape format) 195 x 327 mm
afmetingen plaatrand in Le Brun 1792-1796
Signature/inscription
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  • 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]
Date
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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
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Provenance
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Documentation
Entered on: 2014-11-24; Last modification: 2017-02-11

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