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Image of Gunhilda, Empress of Germany, daughter of Canute King of England

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Simon Francois Ravenet
(active ) Primary



Gunhilda, Empress of Germany, daughter of Canute King of England

1760
Engraving

19 1/2 in. x 14 7/16 in. (49.6 cm x 36.6 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: VP.406
Geography: Europe, France
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: French
Collection: Drexel–Van Pelt Collection

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  • architecture
  • empresses - Refers to female sovereigns of empires, which are political units that comprise a number of territories or nations and are ruled by a single supreme authority. The term may also refer to the wives and widows of emperors.
  • 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."
  • figures - Representations of humans, animals, or mythical beasts, in any medium.
  • 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.
  • portraits

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