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Jean Baptiste Brizard, pensionaire du Roi...

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1895,0617.291

  • Title (object)

    • Jean Baptiste Brizard, pensionaire du Roi...
  • Description

    Portrait of French actor Jean Baptiste Brizard as Narbas in "Merope", whole-length, standing on stage almost in profile to right, looking upewards with his hands clasped, wearing a long fur-trimmed coat, with colonnade in the background
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1758-1789
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 361 millimetres (plate-mark)
    • Width: 220 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, continuing: "Né à Orléans au mois d'Avril 1721; à débuté en 1757, et a été reçu en 1758", production detail: "Dessiné par L. C de Carmontelle", publication line: "A Paris chez Delafosse Rüe du Vieux Colombier près le Seminaire de St Sulpice", and a line from the play "Merope": "O mon maître! ô cendres que j'adore! Narbas dans Mérope Acte 3 Scene 2".
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits French)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1895

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1895,0617.291

Portrait of French actor Jean Baptiste Brizard as Narbas in "Merope", whole-length, standing on stage almost in profile to right, looking upewards with his hands clasped, wearing a long fur-trimmed coat, with colonnade in the background  Etching

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Portrait of French actor Jean Baptiste Brizard as Narbas in "Merope", whole-length, standing on stage almost in profile to right, looking upewards with his hands clasped, wearing a long fur-trimmed coat, with colonnade in the background Etching

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