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Suites d'Estampes Nouvelles pour les Contes de La Fontaine / Frère Luce

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1891,1013.115

  • Title (object)

    • Frère Luce

    Title (series)

    • Suites d'Estampes Nouvelles pour les Contes de La Fontaine
  • Description

    A woman standing at the entrance of a cave where a hermit is praying, and offering him her daughter. 1736/43 Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1736-1743 (c)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 315 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 366 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with names of producers, publication address: 'a Paris chez de Larmessin (...) ruë des Noyers a la 4me porte cochere entrant par la ruë st Jacques', title, and four verses in French: 'Mère simple et fille ingénue.. venir le chercher'.
  • Curator's comments

    From 'Suites d'Estampes Nouvelles pour les Contes de La Fontaine', see 1873,0712.281.

  • Bibliography

    • IFF 75 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Contes
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1891

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1891,1013.115

A woman standing at the entrance of a cave, where an ermit is praying, and offering him her daughter.  1736/43 Etching and engraving

Recto

A woman standing at the entrance of a cave, where an ermit is praying, and offering him her daughter. 1736/43 Etching and engraving

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