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Portrait of Molière dressed as Sganarelle (Le Vray Portraict de Mr. de Moliere) 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 print / estampe : etching on laid paper
Support: 22.600 x 27.900 cm

Scope and content

The print is a copy of a 18th century print. It depicts Molière in a full length portrait to the r., face to front. He is dressed in costume and holds a hat in one hand.
Dec. 1975 - the print is soiled and has slight foxing and discolouration.
The print is a black and white print.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access through an art archivist
. No restrictions on use for reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-148668
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Other accession no.
1975-30 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1975-30-15 Source: transfer from the National Library, Georges A Daviault Collection
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
Inscription: recto, in the plate, l.r.: Simonin ad vivum Sc / Fred. T+ Sillemacher Simile Fec. / Anno 1869; b.: LE VRAY PORTRAICT DE MR. DE MOLIERE / en habit de Sganarelle;

Watermark: Crown with half-moon, H.P. (?) (partial)

Subject heading

SUBJ. - Portrait : Copy of 18th Century Print. depicts Molière (Jean-Baptise Poquelin (1622-1673) in Costume.


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