Artist Charles Le Brun, French, 1619-1690
Publisher P. Mariette le fils, French
  • Nox
  • La Nuit (alternate title)
  • Night (alternate title)
  • Les heures du jour | The Times of the Day (series title)
Date between 1619 and 1690
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 7 3/8 × 9 3/8 inches (18.7 × 23.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S192.4
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, below image, lower left: Le Brun invent. fecit.
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate below image, lower right: P. Mariette excudit.
Inscribed, within image, upper right: NOX
October 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Jouin. Les arts sous Louis XIV. 1899, p. 81.

Le Brun. Chateau de Versailles. 1963, nos. 53-56 (ill.).

Le Blanc, C. Manuel de L'amatuer d'estampes. Amsterdam, 1971, no. 4-7.

Baroque Prints: Innovation and Exploration. Exh. cat., Calvin College Center Art Gallery. Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1983, no. 58.