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Record Number: FIS0090

Related Work: Quentin Durward

Illustration Title/Caption: Louis of France and the Count de Crevecoeur

Keyword(s): Louis XI, King of France ('Maitre Pierre') - Crevecoeur de Cordes, Count Philip - Chivalry

Artist: Thomas Allom

Engraver: George Presbury

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 8.2 x 12.9

Date: 1838

Source Text: Waverley Novels, 48 vols (London: Fisher, Son & Co., 1836-39)

Position in Source Text: vol. 31 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: EUL, Corson A.7.a.1836-9/31

Image File Name: 0014515d.jpg

Notes: Depicts the Count of Crevecoeur having thrown down his gage in front of Louis XI, who sits on his throne, with a number of courtiers vying as to who shall pick the gage up [Ch. 8]. Also appears in 'Landscape-Historical Illustrations of Scotland and the Waverley Novels' [Plate 70] (London: Fisher, [1836-38]): see image.

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