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The Governess (La Governante)

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The Governess (La Governante)

18th century
370 x 270 mm (14.6 x 10.6 in.)

François Bernard Lépicié, French, (1698–1755)
After Jean-Siméon Chardin, French, (1699–1779)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Gravé par Lépicié 1739”; with all inscriptions; inscribed in ink in 18th century hand on verso: “De sa Majestée la Reyne Sou [?] de Prusse”
Bibliography: Bocher, Chardin, 24; Rosenberg, Chardin, cat. no. 83; Portalis and Beraldi 2 (vol. 2, p. 663).
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1971
Accession Number: 1971.26.1

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  • children (people by age group) - People in the earliest developmental stage of life. [August 1996 related term added. February 1995 descriptor changed, was "children". September 1993 related term added. November 1992 alternate term added. February 1991 scope note added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 370 x 270 mm (14.6 x 10.6 in.)

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