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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)
Date:
1857
Medium:
Stipple engraving with line engraving and etching; second state of two
Dimensions:
image: 17 3/16 x 12 15/16 in. (43.7 x 32.8 cm) plate: 21 9/16 x 15 1/2 in. (54.8 x 39.4 cm) sheet: 26 1/4 x 19 1/8 in. (66.6 x 48.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Georgiana W. Sargent, in memory of John Osborne Sargent, 1924
Accession Number:
24.63.1985
Not on view
Inscription: Below image, on left: "Peint par Prudhon et Mlle. Mayer"; on right: Gravé par F. Girard"
Bottom, centered: "La Mère Heureuse"; "Chalcographie Impériale."
Embossed with a stamp from the Chalcographie.
Georgiana W. Sargent; Donor: Georgiana W. Sargent
Goncourt p.316; Laveissière 301-2.fig212a
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