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Saying Grace

Engraver:
Bernard Lepicié (French, Paris 1698–1755 Paris)
Artist:
After Jean Siméon Chardin (French, Paris 1699–1779 Paris)
Publisher:
Bernard Lepicié (French, Paris 1698–1755 Paris)
Publisher:
Louis Surugue (French, Paris ca. 1686–1762 Grand Vaux)
Date:
1744
Medium:
Engraving with stipplework; second state
Dimensions:
Image: 12 11/16 x 9 15/16 in. (32.3 x 25.2 cm) Sheet: 14 1/2 x 10 1/16 in. (36.8 x 25.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.526
Not on view
Le Bénédicité

Inscription: Inscribed in plate lower left: "J.B. Simeon Chardin pinxit."; lower right: "Lépicié Sculpsit 1744"; bottom center: "La Benedicte"; verses and publishers' addresses below.
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 26, 1996–May 5, 1996.

Bocher 5.ii
Emmanuel Bocher Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin: Les gravures françaises du XVIIIe siècle. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1876, cat. no. 5.ii, p. 10.



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