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The Laboring Shepherdess

Artist:
Jean Michel Liotard (Swiss, Geneva 1702–1796 Geneva)
Artist:
After François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Publisher:
Audran (French)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 7/16 x 7 3/16 in. (29 x 18.3 cm) trimmed
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.1021
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Fr. Boucher D.
At lower right: Liotar [?] / scul.
At lower right: G. par. J.M. Liotard
At bottom center: LA BERGERE LABORIEUSE.
At lower left: Il est bientôt fini, sans doute, ce trousseau / Que vous filés, Iris, d'une main si légere; [continued at lower right]
At lower right: C'est un bonheur pour vous, de sentir qu'un fuseau / Amuse utilement une oisive bergere. / Foci.
At bottom center: is chés Audran ruë St. Jacques à la Ville de Paris.

Marking: On verso at lower left: The Metropoitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Roethlisberger & Loche, II.JML27.732; II fig. 889; Bulletin des Beaux Arts II Année, 22.637; Le Blanc II.555.2; Jean-Richard 1399
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