The Destruction of Heresy

Details

  • Title

    The Destruction of Heresy

  • Artist/maker

    Jean-Baptiste Corneille (1649 - 1695)
  • Associated people

    Louis XIV, King of France (ruled 1643 - 1715) (subject)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1686
  • Material and technique

    pen and brown ink and brown wash over black chalk with slight touches of bodycolour and paint stains on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 43.5 x 28 cm (irregular) (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1945.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1945.118

  • Our online collection is being continually updated. Find out more

Further reading

Whiteley, Jon, Ashmolean Museum, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, VII, French School, 2 (Oxford, University Press, 2000), 263

Reference URL

?
q-seffron-icon q-white-icon pluse-seffron-icon pluse-white-icon minus-seffron-icon minus-white-icon close-seffron-icon close-white-icon close-black-icon prv-gry-arrow prv-arrow print-seffron-icon print-black-icon next-arrow next-gry-arrow next-white-arrow up-arrow-black up-arrow black-up-arrow black-down-arrow white-up-arrow white-down-arrow hr-list-gry-icon hr-list-white-icon vr-list-gry-icon vr-list-white-icon eye-icon zoomin-icon zoomout-icon fullview-icon contact-black-icon contact-seffron-icon basket-seffron-icon basket-black-icon share-black-icon share-seffron-icon go-arrow search-white-icon