Louis XVI Crowned at Rheims, June 11, 1775, late 18th century

  • Claude Briceau, French
  • Jean Baptiste Hüet, French, 1745-1811

Crayon manner engraving in color on laid paper

  • Framed: Image: 15 3/8 × 13 3/8 inches (39.1 × 34 cm) Sheet: 19 5/8 × 14 1/4 inches (49.8 × 36.2 cm)

Gift of the Women's Committee

59.260

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Frames (ornament areas)
  • Infants
  • Laid paper
  • Colored ink
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Buildings
  • Trumpets
  • Figures (representations)
  • Engraving (print)
  • Carriage
  • Crayon manner engraving
  • France
  • Lion
  • Sheep
  • Angel (spirit)
  • Louis xvi

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, plate below image, lower left: J.B. Huet Del. Inscribed, lower right: Briceau Direxit Inscribed, in plate as part of the image, lower center: LOUIS XVI. | Couronne a Reims. | Le 11. Juin 1775. Inscribed, in plate, bottom margin: L'Heureux Jour de la France. | Grave en Couleurs, N. 111. A Paris chez Briceau, Quay de l'Ecole pres la rue de l'Arbre-sec. Inscribed, crossed-out, in pencil, verso: A 58985 [replaced with: L 2713] Inscribed, verso: 845

Provenance

(Kennedy Galleries, Inc.); Grand Rapids Art Museum Women's Committee; 1959-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Claude Briceau; after Jean Baptiste Hüet, Louis XVI Crowned at Rheims, June 11, 1775, late 18th century, crayon manner engraving in color on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Women's Committee, 59.260.