Bust of a Woman

A work made of crayon-manner engraving, with etching, in blue, red, and black, from three plates, on paper.
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  • A work made of crayon-manner engraving, with etching, in blue, red, and black, from three plates, on paper.

Date:

c. 1771

Artist:

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

About this artwork

This charming image is thought to represent François Boucher’s elder daughter, Jeanne Elisabeth Victoire, who married the great painter’s favorite pupil, Jean Baptiste Deshays, an accomplished artist in his own right.

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Artist

Louis-Marin Bonnet

Title

Bust of a Woman

Origin

France

Date

1766–1776

Medium

Crayon-manner engraving, with etching, in blue, red, and black, from three plates, on paper

Dimensions

414 × 350 mm (image); 423 × 360 mm (sheet, cut within plate mark)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Netcher in memory of Charles Netcher II

Reference Number

1930.875

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