Walter de Stapledon (1261–1326)

Image credit: Exeter College, University of Oxford

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The painting is based on the famous 1702 portrait of Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet by Hyacinthe Rigaud in the Louvre, also known through a well-known 1723 print after it by Pierre-Imbert Drevet (which reverses the direction of the original picture).

Exeter College, University of Oxford



Walter de Stapledon (1261–1326)




oil on canvas


H 305 x W 236 cm

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presented by the artist, 1780

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Exeter College, University of Oxford

Oxford, Oxfordshire England

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