The Trumpet

Laurent Cars, French, 1699 - 1771
Claude-Donat Jardinier, French, 1726 - 1774
after Jean Baptiste Greuze, French, 1725 - 1805


about 1765

Etching and engraving on wove paper

Overall: 19 1/4 × 14 3/8 in. (48.9 × 36.5 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 center: Grave a l'eau forte par Laurein Cars, Graveur du Roi, d'apres le tableau original di Jean Baptiste Greuze. Tire du cabinet de/Monsieur di Jullienne, Ecriev, Chevalier de l'Ordre de St. Michel, honoraire Amateur de l'Academie Royale de Peinture et Sculpture/Retouche a fifini au burin par Claude Donat Jardinier./A Paris chez L. Cars, Graveur du Roi, Conseiller en son Academie Royale de Peinture et Sculpture vis-a-vis le College du Plessis Sorbonne. Ecrit par Baisier.

Exhibition History

Farewell to the Wet Nurse: Etienne Aubry and Images of Breast-Feeding in Eighteenth-Century France, The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, Checklist no. 5, September 12, 1998-January 3, 1999.

The Napoleonic Era, Strauss and Barrows Galleries and Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 29-September 1979.

Publication History

Patricia R. Ivinski, Harry C. Payne, Kathryn Calley Galitz and Richard Rand, "Farewell to the Wet Nurse: Etienne Aubry and Images of Breast-Feeding in Eighteenth-Century France", Williamstown, Massachusetts: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 47 pp. (Checklist no. 5)


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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