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L'Amant favorisé

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1979,0407.12

  • Title (object)

    • L'Amant favorisé
  • Description

    In a bedroom, a young woman blocking the door and turning round to watch her lover sneaking away in the background. c.1791 Stipple engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1791
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 519 millimetres (cut)
    • Width: 420 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with names of designer and engraver, title, and publication address: 'A Paris, chez l'Auteur, Rue St. Honoré, entre la Rue des bons Enfans et le Jardin Egalité, Maison du parfumeur'; the name of the printer, Bassand, mentionned in the description given by IFF, may have been cut off.
  • Curator's comments

    A pair to 'La Comparaison des petits pieds', which was advertised in the 'Gazette de France', 18 March 1791.

  • Bibliography

    • IFF 10 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIIIc Mounted Imp)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1979

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1979,0407.12

In a bedroom, a young woman blocking the door and turning round to watch her lover sneaking away in the background.  c.1791  Stipple engraving

In a bedroom, a young woman blocking the door and turning round to watch her lover sneaking away in the background. c.1791 Stipple engraving

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