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Le Mari Confesseur, from Contes et nouvelles en vers par Jean de La Fontaine. A Paris, de l'imprimerie de P. Didot, l'an III de la République, 1795

Series/Portfolio:
Contes et nouvelles en vers par Jean de La Fontaine. A Paris, de l'imprimerie de P. Didot, l'an III de la République, 1795
Artist:
Jean-Baptiste Tilliard (French, 1740?–1813)
Artist:
After Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Author:
Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Publisher:
Pierre Didot l'ainé (French, 1761–1853)
Date:
published in 1795
Medium:
Etching and engraving; second state of three (Cohen)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 15/16 × 10 9/16 in. (35.4 × 26.8 cm) Plate: 12 1/2 × 9 5/8 in. (31.7 × 24.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.104.17
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: TOM. 1.er.
At top center: No. 3
At upper right: P. 270

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Blanche Crosby
Cohen 575.5 ii/iii
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