Artist Jacques Firmin Beauvarlet, French, 1731-1797
Artist after Carle Van Loo, French, 1705-1765
  • La confidence
  • The Confidence (alternate title)
Date between 1731 and 1797
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 19 1/8 × 14 1/2 inches (48.6 × 36.8 cm)
Sheet: 22 3/8 × 17 3/8 inches (56.8 × 44.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 71.71
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in ink, below image, lower left: van loo
Inscribed, lower right: Beauvarlet
Inscribed, in pencil, lower right edge: proof before the letters
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: Beauvarlet "La Confidence" after Van Loo | Beautiful proof before all letters.
Inscribed, lower right, verso: W ( )
Inscribed, along left lower edge: [numeric notations]
1971-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)