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The Happy Mother

Artist:
Alexis François Girard (French, Vincennes 1787–1870 Paris)
Artist:
After Pierre Paul Prud'hon (French, Cluny 1758–1823 Paris)
Artist:
After Constance Marie Françoise Mayer (French, Paris 1775–1821 Paris)
Printer:
Printed by F. Chardon, Ainé (French, active 1820–1860)
Date:
1857
Medium:
Etching with stipple and line engraving
Dimensions:
image: 16 15/16 x 13 1/16 in. (43.1 x 33.1 cm) sheet: 21 7/8 x 16 1/16 in. (55.6 x 40.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1950
Accession Number:
50.567.76
Not on view
La Mère Heureuse

Inscription: Below image, on left: "P. Prud'hon pinxt."; on right: "F. Girard sculpt."
Below signatures: "Imp. F. Chardon aîné, 30, rue Hautefeuille, Paris."
Vendor: The French Institute Library
Goncourt p.316; Laveissière 301-2.fig212a
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