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The Marriage Bed (La Couché de la Mariée)

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The Marriage Bed (La Couché de la Mariée)

18th century
468 x 336 mm (18.4 x 13.2 in.)

Jean-Michel Moreau, aka Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune, French, (1741–1814)
After Pierre Antoine Baudouin, French, (1723–1769)
Engraved by Jean Baptiste Blaise Simonet, French, (1742–1813)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
State: Fourth of four states
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Gravé a l’Eau fte. par J.M. Moreau le jne. et terminé par J.B. Simonet”; with full inscriptions
Bibliography: Bocher 832; Draibel 12; Courboin 711–712 (vol. 2, p. 145).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1948
Accession Number: 1948.D1.1

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This object has the following keywords:
  • beds (furniture) - A term signifying either the bedding (mattress and cover), or the bedsteads, or both. DDA [May 1993 related terms added. March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'beds'; alternate term changed, was 'bed'. January 1993 descriptor moved.]
  • marriage

  • plate Dimensions: 468 x 336 mm (18.4 x 13.2 in.)

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