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L'Hymen et l'Amour (Hymen and Cupid)

Engraver:
Jacques Firmin Beauvarlet (French, Abbeville 1731–1797)
Artist:
After François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/2 x 14 7/16 in. (49.5 x 36.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1950
Accession Number:
50.567.48
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: F. Boucher In.
At lower right: Cl. Duflos Sculp.

Marking: On verso at left center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at center: M.F.A. LIB stamp with P992 written in graphite across the bottom of the stamp
On verso at lower right in ink: Frederic Robert Halsey Collector's stamp
On recto at lower left in graphite: Boucher. p.
On recto at lower right in graphite: Beauvarlet
Frederic R. Halsey (American); Vendor: The French Institute Library
Jean-Richard 289; Le Blanc I.224.29; Portalis et Beraldi I.Part 1.136; Rouch II.225.48
Anderson Galleries, New York, Frederic R. Halsey Frederick R. Halsey Collection of Prints. Parts I-XIII Anderson Galleries, New York. 1916–19, Part III, first session, Dec. 11, 1916, p. 18, lot 90.

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