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La Nourrice (The Nurse)

Designer:
probably by Guillaume Dupré (French, 1579–1640)
Date:
17th century
Culture:
French, Fontainebleau
Medium:
Lead-glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
H. 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.2057
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
possibly Sir Andrew Fountaine (until 1884; Andrew Fountaine collection sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, June 16–19, 1884, no. 94; sold to M.E. Coope); possibly M. E. Coope (in 1884) ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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