Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Cook

Series/Portfolio:
Divers portraits
Artist:
Giovanni David (Italian, Cabella Ligure 1749–1790 Genoa)
Date:
1775
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
plate: 9 7/16 x 6 9/16 in. (24 x 16.7 cm) sheet: 14 15/16 x 10 7/16 in. (38 x 26.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Catherine G. Curran and Janice and Roger Oresman Gifts, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.237
Not on view
Signature: In plate, below borderline at left: David Gen. Inv. fecit

Inscription: la Cuisiniere/Aimez-vous la Muscade? on a mis par tout
Boileau Sat.3
Vendor: Helmut H. Rumbler, Frankfurt
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 25, 2004–January 23, 2005.

Grasso, 2003, p. 122, cat. 19
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