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ID: 700000620Record Type: Movable Work
Entrée de Son Excellence mr. le marquis de Vergennes, ambassadeur de Sa Majesté très chrêtienne, et de mrs. les députés du louable corps helvétique, dans l'église collégiale de St. Urs et St. Victor a Soleure, pour prêter le serment du renouvellement de l'alliance, le XXV. d'aoust MDCCLXXVII (etching (print); Mechel, Christian von (printmaker, 1737-1817), from a drawin...; published 1779; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; 834582; accession number: 2009.PR.47**)
Note: From a series of four prints after drawings by Lorenz Ludwig Midart, known as Cérémonie du renouvellement de l'alliance entre la France et la Suisse, 1779; Two columns of text with six lines of inscriptions each below the image; Ambassador Jean Gravier de Vergennes proceeds with Swiss officials to the Church of St. Urs and St. Victor in Solothurn to take the oath of renewal of the Franco-Swiss alliance on 25 August 1777. Publication: A Basle : Chez Chrêtien de Mechel graveur, [1779].
Titles:
Entrée de Son Excellence mr. le marquis de Vergennes, ambassadeur de Sa Majesté très chrêtienne, et de mrs. les députés du louable corps helvétique, dans l'église collégiale de St. Urs et St. Victor a Soleure, pour prêter le serment du renouvellement de l'alliance, le XXV. d'aoust MDCCLXXVII (preferred,C,U,RP,French-P,U,U)
Procession of Jean Gravier de Vergennes to Sts. Urs and Victor, Solothurn, for the oath of renewal of the Franco-Swiss alliance, on 25 August 1777 (C,U,DE,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
etching (print) [300041365] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works), <prints by process or technique>, <prints by process: transfer method>, intaglio prints)
engravings (prints) [300041340]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works), <prints by process or technique>, <prints by process: transfer method>, intaglio prints)
prints (visual works) [300041273]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
prints (preferred)

Creation Date: published 1779

Creator Display:
Mechel, Christian von (printmaker, 1737-1817), from a drawing by Lorenz Ludwig Midart; published: Chez Chrêtien de Mechel graveur [preferred,GRISC]
printmaker Mechel, Christian von (Swiss engraver and publisher, 1737-1817) [500057125]
delineator Midart, Laurent Louis (Swiss engraver, 1733-1800) [500353676]
Locations:
Current: Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500353615] Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 834582; accession number: 2009.PR.47**
Credit Line: copyright J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Research Institute, Special Collections
Address Note: 1200 Getty Center Dr., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688
Other: Publication: Basel [7007269] Basel-Stadt (canton), Switzerland (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: 1 print: etching, engraving, b&w; from a series of four prints
prints (visual works) [300041273]
.......(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)
engraving (printing process) [300053225]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <printing and printing processes and techniques>, printing processes, intaglio printing processes)
etching (printing process) [300053241]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <printing and printing processes and techniques>, printing processes, intaglio printing processes)

Dimensions: image 61 x 51.5 cm, on sheet 79.5 x 55 cm
General Subject:
event (preferred )
history and legend

Specific Subjects:
processions [300069290]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (Hierarchy Name), events (activities), ceremonies, cultural ceremonies) (AAT)
entrances [300002776]
.....(Objects Facet, Components (Hierarchy Name), components (objects), <components by specific context>, architectural elements, <openings and opening components>, openings (architectural elements), <openings by function>) (AAT)
church buildings [300007466]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, ceremonial structures, religious structures, religious buildings) (AAT)
international relations [300054441]
.....(Activities Facet, Disciplines (Hierarchy Name), disciplines, social sciences, political science) (AAT)
Jean Gravier, Marquis de Vergennes (French ambassador, 1718-1794) [500353677]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)
France [1000070]
.....(Europe (continent), World (facet)) (TGN)
festivals [300073472]
.....(Activities Facet, Events (Hierarchy Name), events (activities), celebrations) (AAT)
Solothurn [7003758]
.....(Switzerland (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet)) (TGN)
Term Not Found
..... CONA Candidate
Schweiz [7011731]
.....(Europe (continent), World (facet)) (TGN)

Provenance: The Paul and Marianne Gourary Collection; chris; Purchase at Christie's New York, Splendid Ceremonies the Paul and Marianne Gourary Collection of Illustrated Fête Books auction, June 12, 2009, lot 31.
Inscriptions: Entrée de Son Excellence mr. le marquis de Vergennes, ambassadeur de Sa Majesté très chrêtienne, et de mrs. les députés du louable corps helvétique, dans l'église collégiale de St. Urs et St. Victor a Soleure, pour prêter le serment du renouvellement de l'alliance, le XXV. d'aoust MDCCLXXVII dédiée au louable corps helvétique par son très-humble & très-respectueux serviteur Chrêtien de Mechel. "Dessiné à Soleure par L: Midart"--lower left.
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Entrée de Son Excellence mr. le marquis de Vergennes, ambassadeur de Sa Majesté très chrêtienne, et de mrs. les députés du louable corps helvétique, dans l'église collégiale de St. Urs et St. Victor a Soleure, pour prêter le serment du renouvellement de l'alliance, le XXV. d'aoust MDCCLXXVII........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 834582
Procession of Jean Gravier de Vergennes to Sts. Urs and Victor, Solothurn, for the oath of renewal of the Franco-Swiss alliance, on 25 August 1777........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) note
Subject: ....... [GRISC,VP]
....................... Wüthrich 91
....................... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Note:
English ..... [GRISC,VP]
..... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
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