Marie, Marquise de Sévigné (née de Rabutin-Chantal)(1626-1696), Woman of letters
Sitter in 3 portraits
by William Marshall Craig, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, early 19th century
by Parfait Augrand, after Jean Petitot
stipple engraving, circa 1800-1825
by William Greatbach, after George Perfect Harding
stipple engraving, circa 1825-1850
Develop your art skills
Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.
Hold Still photography workshop
Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise.
Draw Like a Renaissance Master
Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.