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Object: Rene Des-cartes Ch.er Seig.r Du-perron...
Series: Collection de tous les portraits célèbres
Portrait of philosopher René Descartes, after Frans Hals; bust-length, turned to right and looking to front, with long hair, wearing plain white collar; in oval
Etching and stipple
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Height: 192 millimetres (trimmed within plate-mark)
Width: 120 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Presumably from "Collection de tous les portraits célèbres", a series of stipple portraits executed by Tardieu in 1820-28.
Painting by Frans Hals, 1649, in Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen (on permanent loan from Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek), inv.no.998; see S. Slive. 'Frans Hals', exh.cat. Washington-London- Haarlem, 1989, London-Munich, cat.no.66. The painting mentioned in on this plate ("portrait Original qui est au Musée Royal", meaning in the Musée du Louvre in Paris) is a copy after Frans Hals (inv.no.1317).
- Not on display
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