Creator

Louis Surugue

Creator Place of Birth

Paris, France

Creator Nationality

French

Creator Life Dates

1686-1762

Description

"The Surrender of Cambrai, Located on the Grand Stairway at Versailles"

A scene of an ended battle with a city in the background, smoke visible as a symbol of finality and destruction, nationalistic symbols of a lion, globe, and bird in elaborate border that is gold gilded, allegorical angels playing trumpets in repose.

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Provenance

After a Paiting by Adam frans van der Meulen (1632-1690), Louis XIV Receiving the Surrender of the Citadel of Campbray, April 18, 1677; Architectural Ornamentation by Charles le Brun (1619-1690)

Medium

Engraving

Dimensions

15 x 21, 16 x 22 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.93

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