Le Lutrin Vivant, de Gresset

Unknown French, French

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about 1815-1820

Hand colored etching on laid paper

Sheet: 10 × 15 in. (25.4 × 38.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Louis G. Barrett

PR.960.102.3

Publisher

Maison Martinet, Paris

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, upper center: Le Lutrin vivant de Gresset; lower center; On delibere, on decide soudain / Que le marmot, braque sur le pupitre, / Y servira de livre et de Lutrin.(We think and we suddenly decide, / that the brat on the pupitre is going to be used as a book and a Lutrin.); lower left: A Paris chez Martinet, Libraire, rue du Coq, No. 15

Provenance

Dr. & Mrs. Louis G. Barrett, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1960.

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