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"Buguet, D. SC." Copper plate engraving, printed with violet. La Fontaine's fables. In the middle La Fontaine is seated under a tree with a pen and paper in his hands; underneath is printed J D H LA FONTAINE "La Laitère et le pot au lait", "La fortune et le jeune enfant", "La...

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Provenance

Purchased of F. H. Bigelow

Credit Line

Museum purchase

French, 19th century

Dimensions

53.6 x 81.2 cm (21 1/8 x 31 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.943

Medium or Technique

Cotton printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles