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Le repos du berger

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1871,0812.2426

  • Title (object)

    • Le repos du berger
  • Description

    A shepherd resting in a rocky landscape, his dog at his side; cow, sheep and goat lying next to him; coat of arms in lower margin. c.1773 Etching finished with engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1770-1773
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 378 millimetres
    • Width: 473 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with names of designer and engraver, title, dedication to Mr. de Bruni, Baron of la Tour d'Aigues, and inscription in French giving details on the original painting.
  • Curator's comments

    Advertised in 'Mercure', May 1773.

  • Bibliography

    • IFF 4 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1871

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1871,0812.2426

A shepherd resting in a rocky landscape, his dog at his side; cow, sheeps and goat lying next to him; coat of arms in lower margin.  c.1773 Etching finished with engraving

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A shepherd resting in a rocky landscape, his dog at his side; cow, sheeps and goat lying next to him; coat of arms in lower margin. c.1773 Etching finished with engraving

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