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print / book-illustration

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1900,1231.5895

  • Description

    Interior with on the left a man addressing a woman and gesturing towards the right, where a young man is seen kneeling before a young woman, his hand to his forehead; illustration to 'Mémoires d'une jeune dame', engraved for Abbé Prévost's 'Oeuvres choisies' (Paris and Amsterdam, 1783-84)
    Etching and engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1783-1784 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 199 millimetres
    • Width: 122 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered on plate, top right: 'No.96'; lettered above image: 'M.re d'une J.ne Dame - Tom. XXXII - Pag. 294', below, with production detail: 'C.P. Mariller Dir. - J.a Le Roy Scul.', and within image, with caption: 'Je ne vous peindrai point ma propre / confusion'.
  • Curator's comments

    See 1900,1231.6145 for comment

  • Location

    Not on display (French Post-binder Small)

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Mémoires d'une jeune dame
    • Associated Title: Oeuvres Choisies de l'abbé Prévost
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1900

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1900,1231.5895

Interior with on the left a man addressing a woman and gesturing towards the right, where a young man is seen kneeling before a young woman, his hand to his forehead; illustration to 'Mémoires d'une jeune dame', engraved for Abbé Prévost's 'Oeuvres choisies' (Paris and Amsterdam, 1783-84)  Etching and engraving

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Interior with on the left a man addressing a woman and gesturing towards the right, where a young man is seen kneeling before a young woman, his hand to his forehead; illustration to 'Mémoires d'une jeune dame', engraved for Abbé Prévost's 'Oeuvres choisies' (Paris and Amsterdam, 1783-84) Etching and engraving

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