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The Drawing Lesson (Étude du Dessein)

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The Drawing Lesson (Étude du Dessein)

ca. 1757
18th century
293 x 330 mm (11.5 x 13 in.)

Jacques Philippe Le Bas, French, (1707–1783)
After Jean-Siméon Chardin, French, (1699–1779)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Le Bas sculp.”; with all inscriptions
Bibliography: Bocher 18 ii/ii; Rosenberg, Chardin, cat. no. 94 and see cat. no. 95.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1966
Accession Number: 1966.6.2

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  • artist portraits
  • education - Use for the discipline that concerns the entire process of imparting knowledge, attitudes, skills, or socially valued qualities of character or behavior. For the specific activities involved in deliberately conveying knowledge, skills, or social values to others, use "educating." ERIC12 [November 1995 related term deleted, was "educating"; related term added. May 1991 scope note added. April 1991 related term added. February 1991 alternate term added.]
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • schools - Individual buildings or groups of buildings designed or used as places of instruction. [June 1998 lead-in terms added, "educational building", "building, educational", "school building", "building, school", "educational facility", "facility, educ
  • sculpture - Use for works of art in which images and forms are carried out primarily in three dimensions, especially those that retain the quality of being tangible objects or groups of objects. As works become more diffused in space or time, or less tangi

  • plate Dimensions: 293 x 330 mm (11.5 x 13 in.)

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