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Description found in Archives
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Support: 22.900 x 27.300 cm
Scope and content
The print depicts a half length portrait in profile to the left. Voltaire appears seated at a table holding a quill pen and resting his other hand on a page. The image is oval.
Dec. 1975 - the print has been cropped along the platemark on the right side. It is soiled, foxed and surface worn. There are two paper remnants on the recto (l.c. and u.l.). There is a slight bulge on the left side due to a crease.
Portrait file 208-166.
A266-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 17
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1975-30-17 Source: transfer from the National Library, Georges A. Daviault Collection.
Inscription: Inscribed recto: l.c "Mr. de Voltaire / Dessiné à Ferney et gravé par Mr. B.. / 1765" in the plate.
SUBJ. - Portrait : Depicts Half Length Portrait in Profile of M. De Voltaire.
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