The Stubborn Donkey

Etcher:
Jean Claude Richard, Abbé de Saint-Non (French, Paris 1727–1791 Paris)
Artist:
After Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date:
1770
Medium:
Etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 7/16 x 12 5/16 in. (24 x 31.2 cm)
Plate: 7 3/4 × 11 in. (19.7 × 27.9 cm)
Image: 7 3/16 x 10 7/16 in. (18.3 x 26.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1969
Accession Number:
69.574.13
Not on view
La Cour de Ferme (1770)

Inscription: Lower left: Fragonard.del.; lower right: Saint Non Sc. 1770
Vendor: Galerie Bassenge (German)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fragonard: Drawing Triumphant," October 6, 2016–January 8, 2017.

Guimbaud 56; Cayeux 112; Portalis 52
Perrin Stein, Marie-Anne Dupuy-Vachey, Eunice Williams, Kelsey Brosnan Fragonard--Drawing Triumphant. New York, 2016, fig. no. 46, 55, ill.