Bonne Femme de Normandie (Good Woman of Normandy)

Johann George Wille, German, 1715 - 1808, after Pierre Alexandre Wille, French, 1748 - 1837

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Engraving on laid paper

Sheet: 9 3/4 × 7 1/8 in. (24.7 × 18.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift in memory of Mrs. Harvey Fisk by her children

PR.974.394

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Grave par I. G. Wille Graveur du Roi/et de L. M. Imp. et Roy:; lower right: d'apres le Dessein de son Fils/Pierre Alexandre Wille.; center: BONNE FEMME DE NORMANDIE/Dedie a Monsieur Jean Valentin Meyer/Negociant a Hambourg; lower left: a Paris chez l'Auteur Quay des Augustins; lower right: Par som Ami et/Serviteur Wille.

Exhibition History

Baroque Portraits, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 21, 1975-January 11, 1976.

Provenance

Elizabeth Richmond Fisk (1885-1966) [Mrs. Harvey Edward Fisk], Woodstock, Vermont; to her children, Elizabeth Fisk Tyler (1912-1978), Margaretta Fisk Paine (1915-1952); Ursula Fisk Clough (1917-1989), and Anne Fisk Howe (1921-2001), 1966; given to present collection, 1974.

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