Artist Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian, 1765-1810
Publisher Testolini, English
  • Louis XVI Addressing the National Convention
Date ca. 1796
Medium Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image: 17 7/8 × 24 1/8 inches (45.4 × 61.3 cm)
Sheet: 20 5/8 × 26 3/8 inches (52.4 × 67 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1088
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower left: Painted by W. Miller
Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by L. Schiavonetti
Inscribed, center lower margin: THE MEMORABLE ADDRESS OF LEWIS THE SIXTEENTH AT THE BAR OF THE NATIONAL CONVENTION | After his Counsel Mr.. Deseze had Closed his Defence on the 26 of December 1792. | LONDON, Published November 20. 1796, by Testolini, No. 73 Cornhill.
April 1887, (Bangs and Co., New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)