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Robert Nanteuil: Portrait Engraver to the Sun King

March 10 – April 28, 1985
West Building, Ground Floor, Graphics Galleries GS-1, GS-2, GS-3, GS-4 (3,000 sq. ft.)

Robert Nanteuil, Louis XIV, 1664, engraving, Rosenwald Collection, 1943.3.6524

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 55 engravings by Nanteuil of Louis XIV, his ministers, and other contemporaries were selected by H. Diane Russell. These works had been given to the Gallery in 1943 by Lessing J. Rosenwald.

Petit journal: Robert Nanteuil, Portrait Engraver to the Sun King, by H. Diane Russell. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1985.

Attendance: 26,643

Nanteuil, Robert
French, 1623 - 1678