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

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1945.118

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Further reading

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

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