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Innocence Prefers Love Over Wealth

Artist:
After Constance Marie Françoise Mayer (French, Paris 1775–1821 Paris)
Artist:
Barthélemy Joseph Fulcran Roger (French, Lodève 1767–1841 Saulx-lès-Chartreux)
Date:
early 19th century
Medium:
Engraving, stipple engraving and etching, with hand-coloring
Dimensions:
image: 18 x 13 9/16 in. (45.7 x 34.5 cm) plate: 22 1/16 x 16 1/8 in. (56 x 41 cm) sheet: 22 11/16 x 16 11/16 in. (57.7 x 42.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.564.247
Not on view
Inscription: Below image, on left: “Peint par Mlle. Mayer”; centered: “L’Innocence Préfère L’Amour A La Richesse.”; on right: “Gravé par By. Roger.”
Lower left: “Se trouve à Paris chez l’Auteur, Rue St. André des Arts No. 53.”; centered: “Déposé à la Direction.”; on right: “Et chez Salmon Md. d’Estampes, Boulevard Montmartre No.1.”
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