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Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 painting : oil
Support: 25.500 x 30.000 cm
Platemark: 34.700 x 41.000 x 2.500 cm
Inventory no.: op0417

Scope and content

Henri Beau was an employee of the Public Archives of Canada from 1915 to 1938, being employed in the Paris office specifically to copy views, portraits, etc. and to carry out iconographic research. See Pierre Lallier, Henri Beau (Musee du Quebec, 1992).
Portrait file 202-143
From a note in the portrait file: Beau has copied for the Public Archives the portrait of the marquis de Vaudreuil, governor of Canada 1705-1725 presented to the Société d'histoire du Canada by the comtesse Bruneel (née Clermont-Tonnerre-Vaudreuil). Nova Francia I: p.2.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access restricted. No restricti
on on use for reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-010614
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
OP-1012 Item no. assigned by LAC 16
90: Open
Other accession no.
1989-518 X DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1989-518-16
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: recto, in white brushpoint, u.l.: Philippe de Rigaud / Mrs de Vaudreuil / gouverneur de Canada / 1650-1725; verso: Portrait de Philippe rigaud Mis de Vaudreuil Copie d'apres l'original qui a M le Comte [blank] par H. Beau 1923; (Complete transcription)

Subject heading

Vaudreuil, Philippe de Rigaud, marquis de, 1643-1725.


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