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Record Number: ABB0075

Related Work: Quentin Durward

Illustration Title/Caption: Louis XI

Keyword(s): Louis XI, King of France ('Maitre Pierre') - Portraits

Artist: No Artist

Engraver: George B. Shaw

Work Type: steel engraving

Size(cm): 12.6 x 9.8

Date: 1845

Source Text: Waverley Novels [Abbotsford edition] (Edinburgh: Cadell, 1842-47)

Position in Source Text: vol. 8 (frontispiece)

Location of Copy: ABD, WS E13, vol. 8

Image File Name: No image available for this record.

Notes: Portrait of Louis XI in profile, wearing a fur cap and cloak. A facsimile of his signature appears at the bottom. Accompanying quoted text reads: 'His countenance was partly attractive . . . commanding and sinister.' [6 lines; Ch. 2; EEWN 15, 33.16-21]. Engraved from a 'rare print' at Versailles. Also appears in the Library Edition of the Waverley Novels as vol. 16 frontispiece: see #LIB0031.

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