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L'Amour Médecin, from Gravures de Boucher pour les Oeuvres de Molière [Figures de Boucher pour Molière]

Series/Portfolio:
Gravures de Boucher pour les Oeuvres de Molière (Figures de Boucher pour Molière)
Artist:
Laurent Cars (French, Lyons 1699–1771 Paris)
Artist:
Quentin Pierre Chedel (French, Châlons-en-Champagne 1705–1763 Châlons-en-Champagne)
Artist:
After François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date:
mid-18th century
Medium:
Etching and engraving; later state
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/8 x 10 7/16 in. (41 x 26.5 cm)
Plate: 9 1/16 x 6 9/16 in. (23 x 16.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1942
Accession Number:
42.24(39)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Inv. et dessiné par F. Boucher.
At lower right: Gravé par Lau. Cars.
At bottom center: L'AMOUR MEDECIN.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Louis Olry-Roederer; Emmanuel Martin; Vendor: Rosenbach, Philadelphia
Cohen 712; Sander 1368; Lewine 361; Portalis et Beraldi I.319; Bulletin des Beaux-Arts, 2e année, 1884-5, Jean-Richard 422 later state; Appendix p. 43 1401-1438; "Les Illustrations de Boucher pour Molière" by P. Bjurstrom in Figura, n.s. 1959, p. 138-152
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