Rousselet, Gilles (1610-86; French), after Domenichino (1581-1641; Italian)
David chantant les loüanges de Dieu [David singing the praises of God] (1677)
Engraving and etching
Gift of George Collins Levey 1879
National Gallery of Victoria (p.183.25-1) 

= Levey gift, cat.6 

Domenichino’s 1619 painting, still at Versailles, was installed in the Chambre of Louis XIV, opposite the same painter’s St Cecilia, both obviously referring to music: see now Picart after Domenichino St Cecilia singing the praises of God {1879} NGV [PR].

For Rousselet, who contributed no fewer than 15 individual engravings to the Tableaux du roi series, see linked artist entry.


Not listed in NGV 1894 or 1905 

LIsted in the NGV catalogue as by an unknown engraver (not reproduced). Cf. Suite et Arrangement (1727), p.1; Duplessis Cabinet du roi (1869), p.6, no.12; and

For Domenichino’s painting (Versailles MV 5359), see