image duhamel du monceau h l, im001209
Image number: RS.13467
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau

Date

ca. early 19th century

Sitter

Henri-Louis Duhamel de Monceau (1700-1782, French), Physician

Creator

Ambroise Tardieu (1788-1841, French), Engraver

After

François Hubert Drouais (1727-1775, French), Painter

Object type

Image reference

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (plate): 193mm
width (plate): 126mm
height (print): 227mm
width (print): 152mm

Subject

Description

Head and shoulders portrait of Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau inclined to the right as viewed and looking back to viewer. He wears buckled wig with queue and is dressed in fine jacket with looped braid detail and a lace cravat. In an oval frame.

Inscribed ‘Peint par Drouais fils Gravé par Ambroise Tardieu. Hy. Ls. DUHAMEL, SGR. Du MONCEAU, (Physicien, Botaniste, Physiologiste, et Agronome.) Membre de l’Académie des Sciences, Inspecteur Général de la Marine, Né à Paris le…… 1700. Mort à Paris le s3 Aout 1782.’

Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1782) was a French physician, naval engineer and botanist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1735.

Associated place

<The World>
   > Europe
      > France