Pierre Corneille. This is an even more academic representation of Corneille, from the mid-eighteenth-century, drawn and engraved by Augustin St. Aubin, based on the mid eighteenth-century bust of the author by Jean-Jacques Caffieri. It is reproduced here from Oeuvres de P Corneille (Paris: Renouard, 1817) t. I [Library of Congress, Division of Special Collections, Rosenwald Collection (#1889)].

From A field of honor: writers, court culture and public theater in French literary life from Racine to the Revolution by Gregory S. Brown

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  • Pierre Corneille. This is an even more academic representation of Corneille, from the mid-eighteenth-century, drawn and engraved by Augustin St. Aubin, based on the mid eighteenth-century bust of the author by Jean-Jacques Caffieri. It is reproduced here from Oeuvres de P Corneille (Paris: Renouard, 1817) t. I [Library of Congress, Division of Special Collections, Rosenwald Collection (#1889)].