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LOUIS CHARLES RUOTTE (1754-1806)
after François Bonneville
after Pierre Eugène Du Simitière
(c. 1736-1784) (Wick)
or Joseph Wright (1756-1793) (Hart)
Stipple engraving, 1796
Height 14.9, oval height 10.5, oval width 8.4 cm

 

Boglewood: 1610
Hart: 172


[Version I]

[Version III]

 

 

Source image:
Pierre Eugene duSimitière,
Pencil on paper (1779).

 

Text:
F. Bonneville Deli. Ruotte Sculp. / G. Washington. / Né en Virginie Année 1733, / Commendant en Chef des Armées / et Président du Congré Amériquain. / Se trouve Rue du Théatre Francais. / No. 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Version I:  As shown. Collection: New York Public Library.
Version II:
  As shown, but with address changed to "Paris rue St. Jacques No. 195."
Version III:
  As shown (Version II), but with "Congr
é Amériquain" changed to "Congrès d'Amerique."

Published in: Philippe Quénard, Portraits des Personages célèbres de la Révolution, vol. 1 (Paris 1796).

Notes: Hart 172 (p. 79) states that this engraving is based on Joseph Wright's Type A likeness (1790), while Wick (p. 31, fig. 46) says it is based on the likeness by Pierre Eugène Du Simitière (1779).

 

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