Study for En Tête Vignette in Tacitus "Tibère, ou Les Six Premiers Livres des Annales", Book II
France (Artist's nationality:)
Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.
Graphite, on gray laid paper, incised for transfer, and perimeter mounted on ivory laid paper
4.2 × 6.2 cm (1 11/16 × 2 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis H. Silver
The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) represents a set of open standards that enables rich access to digital media from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions around the world.
Henry Cohen, Guide de l’amateur de livres à gravures du XVIIIe siècle (Paris, 1912), p. 972.
Seymour de Ricci, The Roederer Library of French Books: Prints and Drawings of the Eighteenth Century (Philadelphia, 1923), n.p.
Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire du Fonds Français (Paris, 1968), 10:614, nos. 1593-98.
Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Eighteenth Century (Chicago, 1977), pp. 95-100.
Kimerly Rorschach, Eighteenth-Century French Book Illustration (Philadelphia, 1985), p. 28.
Marquis de Fourquevaulx (not in Lugt), Paris. Emmanuel Bocher (b. 1835?), Paris [Lugt 267ter]. Louis Olry-Roederer (d. 1932, not in Lugt), Rheims. Purchased by The Rosenbach Company, Philadelphia, 1922 [Joachim 1977, pp. 95-100]. Mr. and Mrs. Louis H. Silver, Wilmette, Ill.; given to the Art Institute, 1959.
Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.