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 College: Gift in memory of Mrs. Harvey Fisk by her children



Europe, France



Object Name




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

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

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.

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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