Artist Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian, 1765-1810
Artist after Charles Benazeck, English, 1767-1794
Publisher Colnaghi
  • Last Interview between Louis XVI and His Family
Date ca. 1794
Medium Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image: 17 5/8 × 23 7/8 inches (44.8 × 60.6 cm)
Sheet: 20 5/8 × 26 3/8 inches (52.4 × 67 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1086
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, below image, lower left: Painted by C. Benazeck
Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by L. Schiavonetti
Inscribed, center lower margin: THE LAST INTERVIEW BETWEEN LOUIS THE SIXTEENTH AND HIS DISCONSOLATE FAMILY | IN THE TEMPLE | On the 20th of January 1793- The day previous to his Execution | LONDON Published the 10th of March 1794 - By Messr. Colnaghi & Co No 132 Pall Mall
Inscribed, in ink, within plate mark, lower left: No 1086.
April 1887, (Bangs and Co., New York, New York, USA).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)