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Photo, Print, Drawing Philippe II et sa Maitresse (Philip II and his Mistress)

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Title

  • Philippe II et sa Maitresse (Philip II and his Mistress)

Names

  • Bouillard, Jacques, ca. 1747-1806

Created / Published

  • 1808

Headings

  • -  Art reproduction
  • -  Reproductive print [after well-known artist]
  • -  art

Genre

  • art

Notes

  • -  19th century
  • -  Medium: Etching.
  • -  Artist Nationality: French
  • -  Related Names: Borel, Antoine, 18th century; Louis-Philippe-Joseph, duc d'Orleans, 1747-1793
  • -  Original Artist: Titian, ca. 1488-1576
  • -  Artist Notes: after a drawing possibly by Antoine Borel, painter, draughtsman and etcher, 18th century, after a painting by Tiziano Vecelli, called Titian, ca. 1488-1576
  • -  Provenance: Source not known.
  • -  Dayton Miller Category: Works of art - - Groups of Musicians Indoors
  • -  Instrument(s): Recorder, Lute, Viol
  • -  Inscription: Recto of image: l. l.: (just beneath image) Peint par Titien Vecelli. ; center: (just beneath image) Dessine par Borel. ; l. r.: (just beneath image) Grave par J. Bouilliard. ; bottom center: (crest of Louis Philippe II, duc d'Orleans, a "globe" with three fleurs-de-lis, having laurel leaves and wings on each side, surmounted by a crown, on either side of which is the following text) PHILIPPE II. [crest] ET SA MAITRESSE / De la Galerie de S. A. S. [crest] Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans. / A. P. [crest] D. R. ; verso of image: u. r.: (in pencil) [1/1?] ; center: (in pencil, a triangular shape, the ends extended, and a short waved line) ; l. l.: (in pencil) C575/363 ; text block: (in French) Aux charmes seduisans du coloris, a l'effet piquant et vrai qu'on remarque dans ce Tableau, au merite de la ressemblance des personnages qu'il represente, Le Titien a reuni, dans la composition de ce Sujet, toutes les graces dont il est susceptible - Philippe II, Roi d'Espagne, dont la tete est vue de profil, regarde avec complaisance sa Maitresse, assise sur un Sofa: elle tient une flutte; et l'Amour lui pose sur la tete une couronne des fleurs. Cette Figure, nue sans indecence, est representee dans l'attitude la plus voluptueuse. La beaute des formes, l'elegance des contours les verites de detail, tout concourt a rendre ce Tableau un des plus seduisans du Titien. Une Basse et des Livres de Musique sont places sur le devant du Sujet, et le fond et termine par un riant Paysage dans lequel l'Artiste a represente une chasse au Cerf. On scait que Le Titien n'excelloit pas moins dans cette partie que dans les autres genres de Peinture, qu'il a tous cultive avec le plus brillant succes. Nous rapporterons ici une anecdote bien glorieuse pour Le Titien, s'etant rendu, vers la fin de 1548, a la Cour d'Espagne pour peindre de nouveau l'Empereur Charle-Quint, qu'il avoit deja peint en Italie, il laissa tomber le Pinceau en travaillant a ce Portrait, L'Empereur l'ayant ramasse, Le Titien se prosterna aussi-tot pour le recevoir, en disant: non merita cotanto onore, un servo suo; a quoi l'Empereur repartit: e degno Titiano essere servito da Cesare. Ce Prince ajouta a toutes ses bontes une marque de distinction bien flatteuse: il voulut que le portrait du Titien fut place parmi plusieurs personnages illustres de la Maison d'Autriche, dont on lui ordonne de faire les portraits, pour etre mis autour d'une Chambre. Il le crea Comte Palatin, et le combla de bienfaits ainsi que ses enfans.

Medium

  • Sheet: (trimmed to about 1/2 inch around image) 7 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches (20.0 x 22.6 cm.); text block: (trimmed unevenly) 4 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches (10.8 x 21.3 cm.)

Source Collection

  • Dayton C. Miller Collection

Repository

  • Music Division

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

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Four full-size drawings of flutes DCM 0507, DCM 0615, DCM 0916, and DCM 1125 by Jean-François Beaudin, Québec, Canada. 2003. Please make written requests for permission for other uses to:

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Bouillard, Jacques, Ca. Philippe II et sa Maitresse Philip II and his Mistress. , 1808. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/musdcmicon.0602/.

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Bouillard, J. (1808) Philippe II et sa Maitresse Philip II and his Mistress. , 1808. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/musdcmicon.0602/.

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Bouillard, Jacques, Ca. Philippe II et sa Maitresse Philip II and his Mistress. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/musdcmicon.0602/>.