La Jeu de la Palette

Jean Claude Richard, Abbé de Saint-Non French
After Jean Honoré Fragonard French

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A patron of the arts and also a printmaker, Saint-Non made etchings based on drawings by many of France's leading artists, which he published in suites entitled, Griffonis (1755–78). About 1765, he developed aquatint as a tonal process he could employ to suggest ink washes in his prints after the drawings of his friends Fragonard and Hubert Robert.

La Jeu de la Palette, Jean Claude Richard, Abbé de Saint-Non (French, Paris 1727–1791 Paris), Aquatint printed in brown ink

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