Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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The Satyr’s Dance,

From the series of four etchings, Bacchanales

Etching on laid paper

First of two states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 144 x 212 mm (5.7 x 8.3 in.)

Signed in plate: “Frago”

Accession number: 1937.D1.76.4

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1937

Bibliography: Wildenstein 6 i/ii (11–14); Baudicour 9 (vol. 1, pp. 161–163); Carlson and Ittmann, cat. no. 47.

Work Type: print

Related Works: Fragonard’s drawing (attributed) for plate 1 (after a marble bas-relief, then in the Villa Mattei, Rome) is in the Fogg Art Museum with two other studies for these etchings.

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