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This and 16 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Diverses pièces de serruriers (Various Designs for Locksmiths).

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1920

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2016

2021

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Print, Portrait of Hugues Brisville, from Diverses pièces de serruriers (Various Designs for Locksmiths)

This is a Print. It was designed by Hugues Brisville and engraved by Gabriel Ladame and published by Pierre Mariette and Nicolas Langlois. It is dated after 1663 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving and etching on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 34 × 40.2 cm (13 3/8 × 15 13/16 in.) Platemark: 25.5 × 35.3 cm (10 1/16 × 13 7/8 in.)

It is signed

In print, lower left: 1663 G. Ladame fecit Signed on the plate (tablecloth) with artist's initials: G.L.D.

It is inscribed

Encircling the central figure, a wreath composed of entwined leaves and a ribbon printed with: EN SON AAGE / De 30 Ans /HVGUE / BRISVILLE / MAISTRE / SERRURIER / A PARIS

Cite this object as

Print, Portrait of Hugues Brisville, from Diverses pièces de serruriers (Various Designs for Locksmiths); Designed by Hugues Brisville (French, active ca. 1663); France; engraving and etching on laid paper; H x W: 34 × 40.2 cm (13 3/8 × 15 13/16 in.) Platemark: 25.5 × 35.3 cm (10 1/16 × 13 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-486-1

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