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La mère indulgente

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1928,0618.36

  • Title (object)

    • La mère indulgente
  • Description

    A young woman, sitting in an armchair in front of a dressing table and holding a letter, is looking at her mother, who leans on the armchair's back; with coat of arms and various attributes in lower margin. c.1775 Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1775 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 429 millimetres
    • Width: 338 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with names of producers, publication detail: 'A Paris chez Lempereur (...) rue et Porte St Jacques, au dessus du petit Marché', title, and dedication to the Count of Angiviller, in French.
  • Curator's comments

    Shown at the Salon, 1775; advertised in 'Gazette de France', 22 January 1776; in 'Annonces, Affiches et Avis divers', January 1776; and in 'Mercure', February 1776.
    A pair to 'Les conseils maternels' (see 1875,0710.518).

  • Bibliography

    • IFF 160 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1928

  • Acquisition notes

    Collector's mark on verso, stamped in brown, but hard to decipher.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1928,0618.36

A young woman, sitting in an armchair in front of a dressing table and holding a letter, is looking at her mother, who leans on the armchair's back; with coat of arms and various attributes in lower margin.  c.1775 Etching and engraving

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A young woman, sitting in an armchair in front of a dressing table and holding a letter, is looking at her mother, who leans on the armchair's back; with coat of arms and various attributes in lower margin. c.1775 Etching and engraving

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