Artist Johann Georg Wille, German, 1715-1808
Artist after Louis Tocque, French, 1696-1772
Title
  • Marquis de Marigny
Date 1761
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 19 1/2 × 13 1/2 inches (49.5 × 34.3 cm)
Sheet: 21 5/8 × 16 1/2 inches (54.9 × 41.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of John S. Newberry
Accession Number 60.161
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in blue, verso: [custom's stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate below image lower right: Grave par J. G. Wille
Inscribed, lower left: Peint par L. Tocque
Inscribed, lower center: Abel Francois Poisson Marquis de Marigny | Conseiller du Roy en ses Conseils Commandeur de ses Ordres | Directeur et Ordonnateur General des Bastiments, Jardins, Arts | Academies et Manufactures Royales.
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: Avant l'indication de la reception a l'Academie
1960-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Memories et Journal de J.G. Wille, vol. 1. Paris, 1857, pp. 159, 170-171, 174, 177.

Salon Paris. 1761, no. 153.

1761: The Year Revisited. Exh. cat., Smith College Museum of Art. Northampton, Massachusetts, 1961, no. 25.

Schab, William H. French and Italian XVIII Century Drawings and Prints. no. 100, cat. 28.