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Identification and Creation
Object Number
François-Robert Ingouf, French (1747 - 1812)
After Jean-Jacques-François Lebarbier, French (Rouen 1738 - 1826 Paris)
Canadians Weeping over the Tomb of their Child
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Un Canadien et sa femme pleurant sur le tombeau de leur enfant
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Image: 46.2 × 36.3 cm (18 3/16 × 14 5/16 in.)
Sheet: 54.5 × 40.2 cm (21 7/16 × 15 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, in plate: Peint par M. leBarbier l'aîné Peintre du Roy. 1781.
  • inscription: lower center, in plate: Imprimé par Sampier.
  • inscription: lower right, in plate: Gravé par Ingouf le Jeune 1786.
  • inscription: lower right, graphite: 700
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: 289/289
  • inscription: verso, top right, graphite: illegible text
John Witt Randall, bequest to his sister.
Belinda Lull Randall, gift to Harvard University, 1892. sister of John Witt Randall
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
IFF, vol. XI, no. 169, p. 592; Le Blanc 7, P&B. 8
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

William McAllister Johnson, The Rise and Fall of the Fine Art Print in Eighteenth-Century France, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, 2016), repr. as fig. 76 [not Harvard impression, related bibliography]

Edouard Kopp, Elizabeth M. Rudy, and Kristel Smentek, ed., Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2022), pp 92-93, repr. p. 93 as fig. 3

Exhibition History

Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/16/2022 - 01/15/2023

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