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Le Tombeau de Voltaire

Le Tombeau de Voltaire
Attribution
Charles Macret, 1751 - 1789
Sitter
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790
Jean le Rond d'Alembert, 1717 - 1783
Catherine II, 2 Mar 1729 - 6 Nov 1796
Date
1779
Type
Print
Medium
Engraving on paper
Dimensions
Image: 26 × 36.5 cm (10 1/4 × 14 3/8")
Sheet: 29.5 × 40.5 cm (11 5/8 × 15 15/16")
Topic
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses
Exterior\Church
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Fur
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree\Palm
Funereal
Allegorical
Catherine II: Female
Catherine II: Rulers and Nobility\Empress
Benjamin Franklin: Male
Benjamin Franklin: Literature\Writer
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Scientist
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Diplomat
Benjamin Franklin: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Inventor
Benjamin Franklin: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Printer
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster
Jean le Rond d'Alembert: Male
Jean le Rond d'Alembert: Humanities and Social Sciences\Philosopher
Jean le Rond d'Alembert: Science and Technology\Scientist\Mathematician
Portrait
Place
France\Île-de-France\Ville de Paris, Départment de\Paris
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.97.62
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery