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Image: The Good Mother (La bonne mere)

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The Good Mother (La bonne mere)

ca. 1779
18th century
585 x 443 mm (23 x 17.4 in.)

Nicolas Delaunay, French, (1739–1792)
After Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French, (1732–1806)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on medium-weight laid paper
State: Fourth of four states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left and lower right
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Bibliography: Portalis 11; see Carlson and Ittmann, cat. no. 88; Lawrence and Dighton (1910) 89 iv/iv.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.13.2

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  • domestic life - From TGM:
  • family
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • maternity - State of being a mother; also the qualities belonging to or associated with being a mother or being pregnant. [March 1994 scope note changed; related term added; lead-in term added. June 1992 descriptor added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 585 x 443 mm (23 x 17.4 in.)

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