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The Separation of Louis XVI from His Family, between 1792 and 1793

  • Charles Benazeck, English, 1767-1794
  • Colnaghi
  • Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian, 1765-1810

Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Image: 17 5/8 × 23 7/8 inches (44.8 × 60.6 cm) Sheet: 20 5/8 × 26 3/8 inches (52.4 × 67 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1085

Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower left: Painted by C. Benazeck Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by L. Schiavonetti Inscribed, center lower margin: THE SEPARATION OF LOUIS THE SIXTEENTH FROM HIS FAMILY, | IN THE TEMPLE | In consequence of a Revolution of the Commune of Paris on the 29th of September 1792. | LONDON Published the 1 of June 1793 - By Mess. Colnaghi & Co No 132 Pall Mall- Inscribed, in ink, within plate mark, lower left: 1085

April 1887, (Bangs and Co., New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Luigi Schiavonetti; after Charles Benazeck, The Separation of Louis XVI from His Family, between 1792 and 1793, engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1085.