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Head of a Young Woman, in Profile from the Right

18th century
271 x 198 mm (10.7 x 7.8 in.)

Louis-Marin Bonnet, French, (1736–1793)
After François Boucher, French, (1703–1770)

Alternative title: Tête de jeune fille, profilée à droite
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Crayon manner etching printed in red, black, blue, pink, green, mustard yellow, and white on medium-weight pale brown laid paper
State: first of five states
Marks: Signed in plate, bottom right: “L. Bonnet . sculpsit”; inscribed in plate, bottom left: “F. Boucher . invent.”; inscribed in plate, upper right: “No. 19”; inscribed in pencil on verso, lower left: “1/5”; inscribed in pencil on verso, upper left: “1600”
Bibliography: Hérold p. 66, no. 19, first of five states, with artists’ names and “No 19” printed at upper right, but before the address.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2009
Accession Number: 2009.12.1

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  • crayon manner - 18th-century printmaking process that imitates the appearance of chalk lines; employs etching, with the ground having been marked with a roulette, and sometimes the addition of directly engraved stippling. OCA [April 1990 descriptor added.]
  • girls - Use to refer to female human beings from birth through adolescence. [August 1993 descriptor added.]
  • heads (representations) - Representations of the heads of humans, animals, or mythical or legendary beings. [December 1997 descriptor 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
  • youth - Use for people below the age of full maturity, generally 17 years of age and younger. [April 1994 lead-in terms added. September 1993 scope note added. August 1993 related terms added. November 1992 alternate term added. September 1990 lead-in terms added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 271 x 198 mm (10.7 x 7.8 in.)

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