Le Négligé ou Toilette du Matin (Morning Toilette)

Jacques Philippe Le Bas, French, 1707 - 1783
after Jean-Siméon Chardin, French, 1699 - 1779



Engraving and etching on laid paper

Plate: 15 × 10 5/8 in. (38.1 × 27 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: France, Europe



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Inscribed, on plate, lower left: Peint par Chardin; lower right: Grave par Le Bas 1741; lower center: LE NEGLIGE/OU/TOILETTE DU MATIN/Tire du Cabinet de Monseigneur le Comte/de Tessin.; left: Avant que la Raison l'eclair,/Elle prend du Miroir les avis Seduisans.; right: Dans le desir et l'Art de plair,/Les Belles, je le vois, ne sont jamais Enfans./Pesselier; center: A Paris chez J.P. Le Bas graveur du Roy; dans le porte cochere au bas de la rue de la Harpe, Avec Privilege du Roy.

Course History

ARTH 48, Rococo to Neoclassicism, Kristin O'Rourke, Fall 2014


C. & J. Goodfriend Drawings and Prints, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1983.

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