Bonne Femme de Normandie (Good Woman of Normandy)

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


not dated

Engraving on laid paper

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

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



Place Made: France, Europe



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Research Area


Not on view


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.

Course History

History 47.02, The French Revolution, Darrin McMahon, Spring 2023

Exhibition History

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


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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