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Image of La Vertus est digne de l'Empire du Monde

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Pierre Picault
French (1680 - 1711) Primary



La Vertus est digne de l'Empire du Monde

Early 18th century
Engraving

47 5/16 in. x 85 7/8 in. (120.14 cm x 218.19 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: VP.253
Geography: Europe, France
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: French
Collection: Drexel–Van Pelt Collection

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  • battles - Individual instances of armed conflict between two or more groups.
  • cavalries - Groups of armed fighting men who fight or maneuver on horseback.
  • chariots - Ancient Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman animal-drawn, wheeled vehicles with a wide range of uses and forms, usually driven from the standing position and most often with two wheels; probably developed in Mesopotamia around the early 3rd millenium and could be pulled by up to ten animals.
  • engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
  • French - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of France, or in general to cultures that have occupied the area of the modern nation in western Europe.
  • religion and mythology

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  • Master Prints & Drawings from the Drexel-Van Pelt Collection Bryn Mawr College , Nov 10, 1995 – Dec 3, 1995

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