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Dame prenant son thé (Woman Taking Tea)

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Que le jeune Damis seroit heureux, Climène, Si cette bouillante liqueur, Pouvoit échauffer votre coeur, Et si le sucre avoit la vertue souveraine D'adoucir ce qu'en votre humeur, Cet amant trouve de rigueur. [How happy young Damis would be, Climène, If this boiling liquor Could warm your heart, And if sugar had the supreme power Of sweetening in your mood The sternness that suitor finds.]


William Perkins Babcock (1826-1899, Paris, Lugt 208); by whom given to MFA June 12, 1900

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Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Une dame penant son thé (Woman Having Tea)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bocher 13; LeBl 21


Overall: 27.7 x 30.9cm (10 7/8 x 12 3/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Engraving on dark cream antique laid paper


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