Le Jeu (The Game), Plate 12 from the series Occupations des Dames (The Twelve Occupations of Women)

Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki, German, 1726 - 1801

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1780

Etching on laid paper

Sheet: 3 1/2 × 2 1/16 in. (8.9 × 5.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Maida and George Abrams

PR.974.181

Publisher

Almanach Généaologique, Berlin

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, upper left: 12; inscribed, in plate, lower center: Le jeu; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: D. Chodowiecki del & sculpt; inscribed, in graphite, lower right margin: AN; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, center: W / 355; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in blue ink, center: [flower] [unidentified; possibly Lugt 2878 or 2878a]

Provenance

Maida Stocker Abrams (1938-2002) and George S. Abrams, Boston, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1974.

Catalogue Raisonne

E. Wormsbacher, 1982/1988, no. 761.; Engelmann 1857 355.II

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