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print / book-illustration

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1877,1013.2331

  • Description

    A young man seizes the waist of a woman in Turkish garment who turns towards her maid, right, and gestures her away; illustration to 'La fiancée du roi de Garbe', in La Fontaine's 'Contes et nouvelles en vers' ('Amsterdam', actually Paris: Barbou, 1762); a late restrike Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1762 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 214 millimetres
    • Width: 137 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Engraved for La Fontaine's 'Contes et Nouvelles', see 1877,1013.2329

  • Location

    Not on display (French Post-binder Small)

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Contes et nouvelles en vers (1762)
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1877

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1877,1013.2331

A young man seizes the waist of a woman in Turkish garment who turns towards her maid, right, and gestures her away; illustration to 'La fiancée du roi de Garbe', in La Fontaine's 'Contes et nouvelles en vers' ('Amsterdam', actually Paris: Barbou, 1762); a late restrike Etching and engraving

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A young man seizes the waist of a woman in Turkish garment who turns towards her maid, right, and gestures her away; illustration to 'La fiancée du roi de Garbe', in La Fontaine's 'Contes et nouvelles en vers' ('Amsterdam', actually Paris: Barbou, 1762); a late restrike Etching and engraving

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