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The Chevalier D'.Eon.

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1886,1221.11

  • Title (object)

    • The Chevalier D'.Eon.
  • Description

    Portrait of Charles Genevieve Louis Auguste Andree Timothee D'Eon de Beaumont (called the Chevalier D'Eon), from his death mask, bust-length, in profile to the left, with one ear pierced
    Stipple

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1810
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 228 millimetres
    • Width: 177 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image "The Chevalier D'.Eon." "Engraved by C. Turner from the Cast taken May 24.th 1810 in the presence of J. C. Caspue Esq.r & Dr. Pearson" and "London. Published June 29th. 1810. by C. Turner 50, Warren Str.t Fitzroy Square.".
  • Curator's comments

    One of two prints published shortly after the Chevalier d'Eon's death. For comment, see the other print, which graphically attests to the Chevalier's biological masculinity (1868,0808.7947).

  • Bibliography

    • O'Donoghue 1908-25 14 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (BH/FF10/Portraits British Foreigners in England)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1886

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1886,1221.11

Portrait of Charles Genevieve Louis Auguste Andree Timothee D'Eon de Beaumont (called the Chevalier D'Eon), from his death mask, bust-length, in profile to the left, with one ear pierced<br/>Stipple

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Portrait of Charles Genevieve Louis Auguste Andree Timothee D'Eon de Beaumont (called the Chevalier D'Eon), from his death mask, bust-length, in profile to the left, with one ear pierced
Stipple

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