Portrait of Jacques Necker

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Harrison W. Mark
by Joseph Duplessis
published on 28 March 2022

Portrait depicting Jacques Necker (1732-1804), Genevan banker and popular finance minister under King Louis XVI of France prior to the French Revolution. His dismissal in 1789 was one of the catalysts for the Storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789. Oil on canvas, painted by Joseph Duplessis, c. 1781.

Original was exhibited at the Salon of 1783, now in the Ch√Ęteau de Coppet.

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Duplessis, J. (2022, March 28). Portrait of Jacques Necker. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15501/portrait-of-jacques-necker/

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Duplessis, Joseph. "Portrait of Jacques Necker." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 28, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15501/portrait-of-jacques-necker/.

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Duplessis, Joseph. "Portrait of Jacques Necker." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Mar 2022. Web. 08 Feb 2023.