Intimité (Intimacy)

Albert Besnard, French, 1849 - 1934



Etching and drypoint on laid paper


Plate: 7 1/16 × 9 3/8 in. (18 × 23.8 cm)

Sheet: 10 × 12 3/4 in. (25.4 × 32.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: Tiré à 75 No [o in superscript] 15; signed, in graphite, lower right margin: A Besnard; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: Tire a 75 No. 15; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: Intimité; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: a90670; Watermark, upper center: [indistinct] [cut off]


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

L. Godefroy, Albert Besnard, 1926, no. 89.

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